4 Dead, 2 Wounded In School Shooting In Toulouse, France; Shooter Escaped On Scooter
Paris, France -
Four people have been killed and two more wounded as a gunman opened fire at a school in Toulouse, France Monday morning as students were arriving. The dead in Toulouse include a Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, who was on a two year teaching contract from Israel, and his two sons, 3 and 6 years old, along with the school principle's eight year old daughter.
The gunman escaped on his scooter and police are wondering if this shooting is related to two other incidents, in one, two soldiers were killed and one wounded by a gunman also on a scooter in Montauban, about 30 miles away and in the other last Sunday, a paratrooper out of uniform was killed by a gunman on a motorbike outside of a gym in a suburb of Toulouse.
Police say they have locked Toulouse down as they hunt for the killer, and the government tightened security at all religious sites in France, particularly Jewish schools. Sixty police officers, including anti-terrorist police, are helping with this investigation after they had already begun examining the attacks on the troops.