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German shooting: Six dead in Rot am See attack – BBC News, BBC News

German shooting: Six dead in Rot am See attack – BBC News, BBC News
        

                                 The building at Rot am See Image copyright                   AFP                                                        
Image caption                                      The shooting happened in a building a short distance from the railway station in Rot am See                              

Six people have been killed and others wounded in a shooting in the south-west German. town of Rot am See.

A suspect was arrested after the attack, which happened in a building close to the railway station.

Police in the state of Baden-Württemberg said initial indications suggested the suspect and the victims knew each other.

There was no evidence that anyone else was involved in the shooting, they said.

The Bild website reports that those killed in the attack were family members, but there have been no confirmation from police.

Two people were seriously wounded, reports said.

The shooting happened at around : ( : 823 GMT) in a building in the Bahnhofstrasse that fe atures a restaurant. Police said they responded with a major operation.

Rot am See is a small town of some 5, 06 residents in the Schwäbisch Hall district north-east of Stuttgart, and local reports say the suspect is in his s.

Police appealed to the public not to speculate on what led to the shooting and said further details would be released later on Friday.

                                                                                                                       


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