German gunman who shot two people has mental problems: Investigators

 A gunman, who killed two people in Ansbach, a town 40 km southwest of the German city of Nuremberg, on Friday might have had psychological abnormalities, German media reported.

Berlin: A gunman, who killed two people in Ansbach, a town 40 km southwest of the German city of Nuremberg, on Friday might have had psychological abnormalities, German media reported.

The armed man shot dead an 82-year-old woman and a 72-year-old cyclist on Friday morning while driving into nearby Rammersdorf, before he was caught at a gas station, Bayerischer Rundfunk radio reported, citing local police.

The gunman continued his rampage and shot at a farmer and another motorist. However, both were uninjured, police said.

At around 2.30 p.m., police and prosecutors held a press conference at the Ansbach district administrative office, Xinhua news agency reported.

A spokesman said the offender had consulted a psychiatrist in the past.