BERLIN: A police officer was shot in the head after a man grabbed her service pistol and opened fire, also injuring two bystanders, in an incident at a Munich subway station early Tuesday morning, police said.
The officer’s injuries were considered life-threatening, while those to the two bystanders shot at the Unterfoehring station were less serious, Munich police spokesman Marcus da Gloria Martins said.
The suspect was seriously injured by gunfire, he said.
“There was one suspect and we’ve got him,” da Gloria Martins told reporters at the scene.
Police had been called to the subway station following reports of an altercation among passengers on a train. When officers arrived the suspect attempted to push them onto the tracks, da Gloria Martins said.