BREAKING: Man opens fire in Milan courthouse, at least two people shot

Chaotic scenes at the courthouse in Milan
Chaotic scenes at the courthouse in Milan

A man has opened fire in Milan's courthouse and at least two people are believed to have been hit, according to Italy's ANSA news agency.

ANSA quoted the president of the appeals court, Giovanni Canzio, as saying there was more than one victim. There was no word on their condition.

The building has been evacuated and the shooter is believed to be still at large.

ANSA and other news outlets said the man suspected of the shooting was in the courthouse for a bankruptcy proceeding.

It was unclear how the gunman gained entrance as visitors to the building have to pass through metal detectors.

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