One of the two children injured in Lihula shooting discharged from hospital

One of the two children injured after a shooting on June 7 in Lihula has now been discharged from hospital, the other child is still in need of medical assistance.

Tiia Eier, head of communications at Tallinn Children's Hospital confirmed one of the two young children is now home, but did not wish to specify whether it was the 3-year-old or the 5-year-old.

She added while the second injured child is still in hospital, their condition is stable. She did not know when the other child would be discharged.

Late on the night of Saturday, June 6, a 32-year-old man shot and killed a 40-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman, injuring another three people, two of whom were small children, near the town of Lihula in Pärnu County.

A criminal investigation is ongoing and the man is currently in police custody.


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Editor: Kristjan Kallaste

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