Gunman opens fire in Turkish prime minister's building

Gunman opens fire in Turkish prime minister's building

POSTED: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 12:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 12:04pm

A gunman fired three blank rounds inside the building housing Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's office monday. According to officials the man fired in the air after entering a side entrance to the building.

Security immediately grabbed him and handed him over to the police. The shots were heard shortly after the prime minister began his weekly cabinet meeting. There's no word on the gunman's motive.

 

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