Eighty-one year old man shoots, wounds teenager, self in Germany

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German police say an 81-year-old man shot a teenager in the northern town of Bramsche before turning the firearm on himself.

An 81-year-old man shot a teenager in the northern town of Bramsche before turning the firearm on himself, German police said Tuesday.

Police said the man, an Italian citizen, and the 16-year-old victim both suffered life-threatening injuries and were being treated in nearby hospitals.

The gunman and the victim were known to each other, prosecutors in Osnabrueck said.

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Police are investigating the man on suspicion of attempted murder.

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