Mass Shooting In Movie Theater of Germany

Suspect Mass Shooting In Movie Theater of Germany - Steam Summer Sale 2016Terrible incident occurred in the city of Viernheim, near Frankfurt, Germany. At least 25 people were wounded in a shooting that occurred at a cinema. German public television stations reported the gunman entered the cinema at around 15:00 local time. He allegedly equip themselves with weapons. "We do not yet know the identity of the offender and what kind of weapon he had. However, the possibility that the incident was a terror attack that haunt the German citizens," said CNN reporter, Atika Shubert reported from Berlin. Also unclear how the condition of injuries suffered by the victims. Allegedly they were injured by tear gas throw in locations that are closed. Meanwhile, as quoted by the BBC on Thursday (23/06/2016) confirmed the shooter was killed. The cause of death is not yet clear whether he was a suspect and visitors hostage. Theaters crime scenes were in a large shopping center Kinopolis - which became the location of 100 business or enterprise. Within a day, the mall complex visited by 20 thousand visitors. Until this news was revealed, still heavily armed police surrounded the scene.

Suspect Mass Shooting In Movie Theater of Germany - Steam Summer Sale 2016Unlike in the United States, mass shootings are relatively rare in Germany. However, in 2002, a gunman spewing bullets at a high school in Erfurt, killing 16 people - 13 staff, two students and a police officer. Meanwhile, in 2009 a gunman dressed in military-style left 15 people dead near Stuttgart. A masked gunman stormed a German cinema Thursday afternoon, taking hostages before he was killed by police, officials said. The rifle-wielding man entered the cinema in Viernheim, near Frankfurt in western Germany, shortly before 3 p.m. local time, Hesse Interior Minister Peter Beuth said. Police received reports of four shots fired. German public TV initially said 25 people were injured, but it wasn't clear if they were shot or hurt in other ways. After the ordeal ended, a Viernheim police spokesman told CNN that no one was injured by gunfire aside from the attacker. The U.S. Embassy in Germany said officials are looking into the possibility that tear gas might have caused some of the injuries, spokeswoman Jackie McKennan said. At one point, the assailant took hostages, but it's unclear why. "There were hostages in the vicinity of the individual.

Suspect Mass Shooting In Movie Theater of Germany - Steam Summer Sale 2016It was at this point that he was fatally shot by special forces," Beuth said. "I have no knowledge that anyone else was harmed." The cinema is part of a major shopping center called Rhein Neckar Zentrum Viernheim. The complex, with more than 100 businesses, hosts 20,000 visitors daily, according to its website. An employee at Coyote Café Viernheim, just across from the cinema, said about 50 to 100 officers rushed to the scene. "Our café went into lockdown. We brought all of our customers out of the back door," said the employee, who asked not to be named. "This is something very unusual for our town. I've never seen anything like that. I never want to see anything like that again." Late Thursday afternoon, the shopping complex announced the police operation was over. "At this moment in time we have no information on injured persons," the shopping center said on its Facebook page. "The driveway is still blocked. We will keep you updated on new developments."
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