Gunman who killed two people in Bratislava found dead

Juraj K., a radicalised Bratislava student, is behind the shooting.

The gunman who killed two people outside one of Bratislava's LGBT+ bars on Wednesday evening has been found dead.

After a night-long search for the perpetrator, the police posted on Facebook at 8:00 in the morning that they had found his body.

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The perpetrator's name is reported to be Juraj K., a radicalised 19-year-old student from Bratislava.

The October 12 shooting incident at the Tepláreň bar on Zámocká Street in central Bratislava left two young men dead and one woman injured.

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The police are not ruling out that the incident may have been a hate crime against the LGBT+ community, as the murdered men had been enjoying their evening in Tepláreň before the tragedy occurred.

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