KONSTANZ, Germany (CelebrityAccess) – A man armed with an M16 automatic rifle opened fire in a crowded nightclub in southern Germany on Sunday night, killing a member of the security team and wounding four others before being shot by police.
According to the Associated Press, Germany police said the attacker, a 34-year-old Iraqi Kurd was critically injured in the shootout with police and later died at an area hospital.
German investigators said they do not believe the attack was connected with political ideology.
"Nothing suggests that there could have been an Islamist or terror background," prosecutor Johannes-Georg Roth said per the AP.
"Rather, everything points to a personal dispute that had escalated in an unspeakable manner," he added.
Investigators believe that the shooting stemmed from a dispute between the alleged attacker and a member of the club's security team at the door.
Witnesses told investigators that the man appeared to have a dispute with a club employee and then left, apparently to retrieve the rifle. According to the Associated Press, the suspected gunman was the son-in-law of the owner of "Grey" the nightclub where the shooting occurred.