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Two dead in front of a supermarket: the perpetrator was a police officer – he shot his wife and himself with the service weapon

Shots were fired in front of a supermarket in Baden-Württemberg. Two people have died.

Update from February 17, 1:57 p.m .: There are new findings in the case of the homicide followed by suicide in Kirchheim unter Teck. There, a 59-year-old man shot his wife and then himself in front of an organic market on Tuesday evening. The man was found dead in his car by the alerted police, his estranged wife in the market.

As the police have now announced, the man is an officer of the Baden-Württemberg State Criminal Police Office. He had used his service weapon for the crime. According to the current state of investigation, the motive lies in the private / family area and has no recognizable official connection.

First report from February 16: shots in Baden-Württemberg*! In Kirchheim unter Teck in the Esslingen district near Stuttgart, two people died on Wednesday evening when they were shot. The police headquarters in Reutlingen has now confirmed this to the dpa.

Shots in front of a supermarket in Baden-Württemberg

The shots were fired around 7:30 p.m. at the Nanz Center in Kirchheim unter Teck. Two people died as a result. According to police information, the dead are a man and a woman, the man may have been the perpetrator, said a spokesman for the Reutlingen police headquarters. Other people were not injured.

According to SWR, the crime is said to have occurred in the parking lot of a shopping center in the immediate vicinity of the entrance to an organic market. * According to this, the man was the perpetrator. He is said to have judged himself. The woman is said to have been an “elderly” person. To what extent the two knew each other is not yet known. There is also no information available on a possible motive.

He may have shot himself after the fact. “However, we can almost rule out an extended suicide,” the Esslinger Zeitung quoted a police spokesman as saying. (rjs) * and are offered by IPPEN.MEDIA

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