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Friday 9 December 2016

At least two people killed in shooting by lone gunman in Germany

Ansbach district is located to the south-west of Nuremberg (Photo: Google Maps)

At least two people have died in a shooting in Germany, police said.

Officers confirmed a man and woman were killed in the incident in Bavaria, and a suspect fled by car.

Police said the suspect, reported to be a lone gunman, was arrested soon after.

German police are reporting there may be further casualties after the drive-by shooting in the district of Ansbach.

Police spokesman Bert Rauenbusch told N24 news that a man and a woman had been killed in the morning attack.

He said a man shot at people from his car and that at least one other person was wounded.

The killings took place in the southern town of Tiefenthal, near Ansbach.

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