Munich shooting: Two men killed at building site in German city

Police assume one of those now dead fired the shots

Samuel Osborne
Thursday 21 February 2019 10:26
Munich shooting: aftermath after two men killed in German city

Two men have died after a shooting in the southern German city of Munich.

Locals reported shots being fired at a building site, police said.

There were no indications it was a terrorist attack, spokesman Sven Mueller said.

He said one of the two dead men had fired the shots, adding nobody else appeared to have been hurt in the shooting.

“There is no danger for people there anymore,” Mr Mueller said.

The Munich daily tzquoted an unnamed police spokesperson saying authorities are working on the assumption one man shot the other dead and then killed himself.

Germany has been on high alert since December 2016, when a Tunisian asylum seeker with Islamist links hijacked a truck, killed the driver and then ploughed it into a crowded market place in Berlin, killing 11 more people and injuring dozens.

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