Two dead in German court shooting

April 7th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Landshut (Germany), April 7 (DPA) Two people were killed and an undetermined number injured when a gunman went on a rampage in a German court building Tuesday, police said.
A police spokesman said the gunman opened fire in different rooms of the district court in Landshut, 70 km north-east of the Bavarian capital Munich.

Witnesses said the man was sitting in court during a hearing about an inheritance when he pulled out a gun and began shooting, n-tv television reported.

“The gunman is probably among the dead,” the police spokesman said.

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