Shooting in Munich: 10 killed, 21 injured

Death toll after a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich has reached 10 people, 21 people have been hospitalized, RIA Novosti reported.

02:58 (GMT+4) At least 10 people injured after a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, RIA Novosti reported.

01:23 (GMT+4) Death toll after a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich rose to nine people, RIA Novosti reported.

00:46 (GMT+4) At least eight people reported killed after a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, BBC reported.

22:49 (GMT+4) Police in Munich reportedly said they expect “multiple dead” after a shooting spree inside a city shopping center, prompting a massive police response and an intense manhunt for possible suspects, Fox News reported.

There were no official reports of injuries at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall but German public broadcaster BR reports 6 people have been killed. Germany’s dpa news agency reported that police are saying “we expect multiple dead.”

Munich police said there appears to be at least one suspect, but authorities would not confirm if any suspects are in custody or on the loose. Dpa reported that no one has been captured yet. Witnesses have reported seeing three men with guns.

The report said the attack started at a fast food restaurant in the mall, shortly before 6 p.m., according to Munich police spokesman Thomas Baumann. He was quoted as saying that police didn’t know whether they were dealing with one or more shooters.

22:04 (GMT+4) Several people have been shot dead in a shooting at a shopping centre in the German city of Munich, police say, BBC reported.

A big operation is under way. Police are telling people to stay at home and avoid the streets.

Several people have also been injured at the shopping centre in the north-western Moosach district.

Reports speak of one or more attackers. Some shopworkers are reportedly unable to leave the building.

21:18 (GMT+4) One person was killed and 10 people were injured in a shooting at a Munich shopping mall Friday, CNN affiliate NTV reported.

21:13 (GMT+4) The shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany, is over, CNN has reported citing police spokeswoman Claudia Kvenzel.

The report said there was no immediate information about injuries or deaths.

Meanwhile, Sky News, citing German media, reports that there have been multiple deaths following the shooting at the Olympia, which is Bavaria’s largest shopping centre.

There are currently no details on who was responsible for the shooting.

20:53 (GMT+4) Several people are reported to have been killed, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper quotes police as saying.

20:47 (GMT+4) Shots have reportedly been fired at a shopping centre in German city Munich, sparking a major police operation, Independent reported.

According to local media reports, there are a number of fatalities. This has not yet been confirmed by authorities.

The surrounding area has been sealed off.

Videos posted on social media by eye witnesses appear to show people fleeing the scene. Images posted online appeared to show at least one body at the scene.

The shooting reportedly happened at OEZ, the largest shopping centre in Bavaria.

The area has been on high alert and undergoing increased security following an incident on Monday in which a teenager stabbed a number of people with an axe. Isis claimed responsibility for the attack.

Source: Trend News Agency