A Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen, Germany was the scene of a fatal shooting on Thursday.
Police received the first calls to report the fatal crash at around 7.45am on Thursday.
“Gunshots were fired on the Sindelfingen factory premises this morning. Two people were injured, one of whom died,” a spokesman for the Stuttgart public prosecutor’s office said the day after.
The second victim later succumbed to her wounds and died.
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The suspect is reportedly a 53-year-old man who worked at the sprawling Sindelfingen factory near Stuttgart.
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The factory employs over 35,000 workers and produces a wide range of luxury sedans for Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz said the company was “deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news” in a press release.
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“Our thoughts are with the victims, their families and all colleagues at the scene,” the automaker added.
Photos from the scene of the tragedy show German police vehicles and ambulances arriving en masse at the car factory in the aftermath of the shooting.
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The alleged attacker was arrested, but the motive has not been disclosed at the moment.