A gunman opened fire at a Jehovah’s Witness hall in Hamburg, Germany, on Thursday evening, killing several people and injuring others, police.
The shooting took place around 9 pm. The exact number of dead and number of injured is not clear.
Regarding the shooting in the Gross Borstel district of Germany’s second largest city, police spokesman Holger Wehren said: “We only know that there are many people killed, many people are injured, they have been taken to hospitals.” ”
After campus shooting at Michigan State, K-9 comforts traumatized students
He said he had no information about the seriousness of the injured. Police did not confirm German media reports, which had no sources for the six or seven dead.
It reported rescue services moving people out of a building used by Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Wehren said that after officers arrived, they heard a gunshot from the top floor and found a man who may have been the shooter, dead of a gunshot wound to his head.
Catholic Charities of Omaha employee sued over active shooter drill
Police said early Friday that they were still working to verify whether any other perpetrators were involved.
Hamburg Mayor Peter Schnitzer tweeted that the news was “shocking” and expressed his sympathies to the relatives of the victims.
Click here to get the Fox News app
Further details about what happened were not immediately available.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
We have detected that you are using extensions to block ads. Please support us by disabling these ads blocker.