Developing Story: Man shoots woman then himself in court

A man shot a woman and then himself on the grounds of a district court in northern Germany. The incident is under investigation.a small blue car: Police said it was not clear yet whether the shooting was connected with a court appointmentGentsch Police said it was not clear yet whether the shooting was connected with a court appointment

A man shot a woman and then himself on Thursday on the grounds of the district court of the German city of Celle, just north of Hanover, a police spokeswoman told German news agency dpa.

The circumstances surrounding the crime are now being investigated, the spokeswoman added.

She could not confirm whether there was a relationship between the perpetrator and the victim, adding it was not clear yet whether the shooting was connected with an appointment at the court.

“Attention, we have a police situation on Mühlenstraße. We are on site. Please refrain from asking questions for the time being,” Celle police said.

More details to come…

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