German police have arrested a man following the drive-by shooting of an 82-year-old woman and a 72-year-old cyclist. Police say after shooting the
German police have arrested a man following the drive-by shooting of an 82-year-old woman and a 72-year-old cyclist.
Police say after shooting the two victims, a farmer and a motorist were fired at but unhurt. The suspect then went into a petrol station waving his firearm. One worker reportedly grabbed his gun and two others subdued the man until police arrived.
Translation: “+++ Exclusive +++ #Amoklauf #Ansbach: here, the alleged shooter is arrested”
+++ Exklusiv +++ #Amoklauf#Ansbach: Hier wird der mutmaßliche Schütze festgenommen http://t.co/zSSSBviSIH#frankenpic.twitter.com/PAXUBfUre9— BR_Franken (@BR_Franken) 10. Juli 2015
The two victims were gunned down around Ansbach near Nuremberg in Bavaria when a man opened fire from a silver convertible Mercedes.
Police say the man they arrested has a firearms sports licence but is not authorised to carry a weapon in public. The 42-year-old has no previous police record.
Police planned to hold a news conference later this afternoon.