One dead, one seriously injured in Vienna shooting

One dead, one seriously injured in Vienna shooting
File photo of Vienna

A shooting in central Vienna has killed one person and wounded another, Austrian authorities said.

Two people with gunshot wounds were found at about 1.30pm local time in the Lugeck square area of the Austrian capital, police said.

The Austria Press Agency quoted the Vienna rescue service as saying that one person was dead and the other seriously wounded in the shooting.

The area was closed off.

Police said their investigation reached throughout the city but added "there is currently no danger to people who are not involved".

- Press Association

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