15 Dead, 23 Injured in Russian School Shooting

Police and paramedics work at the scene of a shooting at school No. 88 in Izhevsk, Russia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. A gunman on Monday morning killed 13 people and wounded 21 others in a school in central Russia, authorities said. Russia's Investigative Committee said in statement that seven children were among those killed in the shooting in the school in Izhevsk, a city about 960 kilometers (596 miles) east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region. (AP Photo)
Police and paramedics work at the scene of a shooting at school No. 88 in Izhevsk, Russia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. A gunman on Monday morning killed 13 people and wounded 21 others in a school in central Russia, authorities said. Russia’s Investigative Committee said in statement that seven children were among those killed in the shooting in the school in Izhevsk, a city about 960 kilometers (596 miles) east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region. (AP Photo)

At least 15 people have died including seven children and about 23 have been injured after a man in a black t-shirt and balaclava opened fire on students at a school in Russia.

The gunman was armed with two flare guns which had been converted to fire live ammunition, according to Russian media.

A huge emergency presence has been scrambled to School Number 88 in Izhevsk in the western Russian region of Udmurt.

Students are reportedly among the victims of the shooting, including three children aged 10, 11, and 15.

At least two teachers and two security guards were also killed.

So far, 23 people are confirmed injured, 20 of them children.

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Source: the Sun