Man who fired inside tax office arrested [update]

A 70-year-old man who shot with a rifle inside a tax office on Monday, has been arrested by the police, reports said.

The suspect walked into the tax office in the Aghia Paraskevi district, north of Athens, on Monday morning. He shot in the air, at least twice, without injuring any of the people inside the building at the time.

His motives remain unknown.

Last month, a 52-year-old man stormed a plastics factory in northern Greece from which he had been fired, shooting and wounding three people and taking another two hostage.