Vienna terrorism attack

This item appears on page 4 of the January 2021 issue.

A man armed with a rifle attacked people in multiple locations in Vienna, Austria, on Nov. 2, killing four and injuring 22. Police killed the gunman in a shootout.

The shooter was identified as a 20-year-old from North Macedonia who had been released from prison in December 2019 after being jailed that April on charges of attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamist militant group Daesh.