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Shot fired at subway station in Munich, Germany

Xinhua/AP | Updated: 2017-06-13 15:50

BERLIN - Shot was fired on Tuesday at a subway station in Germany's Munich and surrounding area has been cordoned by the police.

Several people were injured, including a police officer, in a shooting early Tuesday at a Munich subway station, police said.

Munich police said in a tweet that the policewoman's injuries were serious. The suspect was also injured and is in custody.

The shooting occurred during a morning police check at the Unterfoehring subway station, Munich police spokesman Michael Riehlein said.

He had no further details, but Munich's Merkur newspaper reported that witnesses said the suspect took a police officer's pistol and shot her, and also injured others at the scene.

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

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