New Delhi: Six persons were shot dead while several others were injured after a man opened fire at his own family members Germany’s Rot am See town. Also Read - Bird Flu Reported in 10 EU Countries: What Steps Are They Taking to Prevent Further Spread?

Squads of policemen were dispatched to the scene as soon as they received information about the firing and the situation was brought under control. Also Read - Pilot Flies in The Shape of a Syringe Over Germany to Celebrate Launch of COVID Vaccines

According to reports from eyewitnesses, several shots were fired in a building near a train station. Initial reports of the Baden-Württemberg state police stated that a suspect of German origin was arrested. The victims are supposedly his family members. However, there has been no confirmation that the victims knew each other. Also Read - Germany Leaves UN Security Council, Chinese Envoy Says, 'Out of the Bottom of My Heart: Good Riddance'

There was no other perpetrator and the motive behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, the police said, ruling out the possibility of terrorist motive.