A man shot a woman and then himself on the grounds of a district court in northern Germany. The incident is under investigation.Gentsch 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…