Hospital shooting leaves multiple dead and injured in Czech Republic

At least 6 people have been killed.

LONDON -- At least 6 people have been killed and 2 others seriously injured in a shooting in a hospital in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Czech Police also tweeted about the incident saying that they were notified of gunfire at 7:19 a.m. and that the first responders arrived at 7:24 a.m. in Ostrava, about 220 miles east of Prague and close to the borders of Poland and Slovakia.

Police said that the suspect fled the scene in a silver-gray Renault Laguna and -- after a brief manhunt -- they were able to close in on the suspect before he shot and killed himself, according to the Associated Press.

The motivations for the shooting are currently unknown.