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EUR: German gunman warned of shooting rampage on Internet

12 Mar 2009 11:16 PM

BERLIN, March 12 AFP - A German teenager who killed 15 people in a shooting spree announced his intentions on an internet chatroom, a state interior minister says.

Heribert Rech, interior minister of the state where the shooting took place, quoted from the chat, which took place at 2.55am(1255 AEDT) on Wednesday: "I have weapons here and tomorrow morning I will go to my old school.

"You will hear about me tomorrow. Make note of the name of the place: Winnenden," the 17-year-old said the night before the bloodbath at the end of which he also killed himself.