Media: Six family members killed in shooting in German city

Friday, there has been drama in the German town of Rot am Seem. Here shot and killed a 26-year-old man six people. According to Bild all the victims from the

Media: Six family members killed in shooting in German city

Friday, there has been drama in the German town of Rot am Seem. Here shot and killed a 26-year-old man six people. According to Bild all the victims from the

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
24 January 2020 Friday 23:00
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Media: Six family members killed in shooting in German city

Friday, there has been drama in the German town of Rot am Seem. Here shot and killed a 26-year-old man six people.

According to Bild all the victims from the same family. The police found the dead and injured, both in front of and inside the building, when they reached the scene of the crime.

The German police later confirmed that the 26-year-old man shot his two parents and four other family members. The police know, however, not yet to the scene.

There are, however, three men and three women between 36 and 69 years of age, tells the German police at a news conference Friday afternoon.

The German news agency dpa citing unnamed sources, that six persons have been killed. The news Focus Online wrote earlier that six people were killed. The magazine writes, however, in a later message, that the number of deaths was less.

the Police writes in a tweet that the perpetrator is apprehended. It is uncertain whether there is more involved. The alleged perpetrator must have known the victims of the shooting.

He is supposedly born in 1983.

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Photo: Stringer/Ritzau Scanpix

Photo: Stringer/Ritzau Scanpix

the Shooting was going on according to the Focus of a building in Bahnhofstrasse in the centre of Rot am See.

A major police operation is underway at the site.

According to preliminary reports, there is talk of a personal showdown.

Police in the town of Aalen says that the situation is under control, and that there is no evidence that multiple persons were involved in the shooting.

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Photo: Stringer/Ritzau Scanpix

Photo: Stringer/Ritzau Scanpix

Photo: Stringer/Ritzau Scanpix

Rot am See is located about 100 kilometers west of Nuremberg. The small town has about 5000 inhabitants.

the Police writes in a tweet that the perpetrator is apprehended.

Masseskyderier in Germany are relatively rare. But in October shot and killed a heavily armed right-wing extremist two people and tried in vain to penetrate into a close-packed synagogue in the city of Halle.

In July 2016, went on a 16-year-old into a shopping mall in Munich with a gun, which he had bought on the black market, and killed nine persons. He shot then himself.

Updated: 24.01.2020 23:00
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