Police officer, others injured in Munich subway shooting

The incident occurred at the Unterfoehring Station on Tuesday morning.

Witnesses reported the man had stolen a police officer's pistol and then shot her with it before injuring others at the scene.

One policeman was injured, reports said.

In a tweet, police said the female police officer's injuries were serious.

German police have ruled out any political or religious motive in the shooting, saying the attacker acted out of "personal" reasons. "The situation is under control", said a police spokesman.

Riehlein said the area has been secured and that there was no danger to the wider public.

"There is no danger to the public", a spokeswoman for the police said, according to the Reuters news agency.

Several shots were fired at Unterföhring station in the city of Munich.

Passengers have been evacuated, and the area around the station blocked off by police.

  • Leroy Wright