A 26-year-old man of German nationality has been the author of a shooting on Friday in the town of Rot am See that has left six fatalities and two seriously injured, all of them members of the aggressor’s family, who has been arrested . The event has occurred in the State of Baden-Württemberg, in the south of the country. The arrested person is 26 years old and has German nationality.. Both the aggressor and some of his victims lived in the premises where the shooting occurred.
The fatalities are three men and three women, ages between 36 and 69 years old, including the father and mother of the aggressor, as reported by police sources. The other people were also related to the attacker, who has acted alone. Two other people have been seriously injured, one of whom is in a critical situation. According to the police, the aggressor, who He has a gun license as a sports shooting fan, threatened two children, 12 and 14 years old, also family members. The shots were fired with a short weapon.
The police operation has started around 12.45 (local time) near a restaurant in Rot am See, a town north of Stuttgart with about 5,000 inhabitants.