Munich shooting: Policewoman ‘shot with own gun’ grabbed from her at subway station

13 Jun

A policewoman has been injured in a shooting at a subway station in a Munich suburb by an assailant who reportedly grabbed her gun.

German police confirmed that several people were injured in the shooting during a morning police check at the Unterfoehring subway station.

Witnesses said the suspect took a police officer’s handgun and then shot her, also injuring others at the S-Bahn station in the northeastern suburb of the Bavarian city.

Munich police said in a tweet that the policewoman’s injuries were serious and that the suspect was in custody.

Force spokesman Michael Riehlein said the area has been “secured” and that there was no danger to the wider public.

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