Two people shot dead on the street

EA woman and a man were shot dead in the middle of the street in Nuremberg on Saturday. “Everything points to a relationship act,” said a police spokesman. A suspect allowed himself to be arrested without resistance.

Police spokeswoman Janine Mendel said that the police were alerted by a witness around 10.45 a.m. that shots had been fired in the Gebersdorf district. “A woman was lying in the street. There was a taxi in the immediate vicinity with a man killed in it. ”Whether the bloody act was preceded by an argument, the relationship between the victim and the suspect, whether the man who was shot was an acquaintance or was only called as a taxi driver, is still open clarify.

But “the overall circumstances and the testimony of witnesses suggest a relationship act,” said the police spokeswoman. There is no evidence of a terrorist background.

The suspect had not fled, but had himself arrested in the immediate vicinity of the crime scene. A firearm was found near the crime scene. The SEK was also briefly in use.

A crisis intervention team and a pastor had looked after close relatives who had rushed to the crime scene. The streets around the crime scene were cordoned off, homicide squad and forensics were on site. The suspect should now be questioned by the Kripo and an arrest warrant for murder applied for, said the police spokesman. Witnesses would also be heard. The two victims are to be autopsied later.


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