Man killed, woman injured in Düsseldorf street shoot out

A man was killed and a woman injured during a street shoot out on Tuesday morning in Düsseldorf, police in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia reported.

Witnesses said the violence occurred during a lover’s quarrel. The man allegedly shot the woman around 9 am on a busy street near the city centre, then killed himself with a single shot from the same gun.

Investigation by police is ongoing. Both parties involved in the incident have been identified.

The woman remains in critical condition.