German police report multiple injuries and multiple possibly killed in a mass shooting at Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping center in Munich, Germany in the late hours of July 22.
German police said on Twitter nine people have been killed, and all public transit has been shut down as the hunt for the shooters goes on. Police are searching for three suspects, one of whom reportedly has shot himself dead.
Reports indicate an active police operation is underway, helicopters are en route, and mall employees are still sheltering in place.
Munich police released statements on twitter urging Munich residents to stay at home, avoid public areas, and confirming several injuries.
Police have not yet apprehended any suspects. German police posted an update on Facebook indicating there were three active shooters and a manhunt was underway.
Here is the English translation provided by Facebook:
17.50 o ‘ clock came forward witnesses at the police station and reported a shooting in the area of Hanau Street, which is then further into the ries street and in the Olympia mall shifted.
Witnesses report three different people with guns.
On the type and number of victims are currently still do not know before. The police is with all available forces with the support of special forces, the federal police and neighbouring präsidien in use.
At the moment no perpetrators still could be arrested.
An Apb out on them is running with high pressure. Due to the unclear situation we ask all people in the metropolitan area to stay at home or In nearby buildings to seek shelter. The operation of the public transport is currently set.
As soon as more information becomes available, according to reports.
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