According to police and other observers reporting on Twitter, shots were fired at a shopping center in Munich, Germany. At least 10 people are reported dead and the Munich police have urged people to avoid public places as there are two shooters on the loose.
BREAKING NEWS: MUNICH POLICE URGES EVERYONE TO AVOID PUBLIC PLACES. ‘WE HAVE 2 ACTIVE SHOOTERS AT LARGE’ – SHARE!
— Breaking News Feed (@pzf) July 22, 2016
Thamina Stoll, a Duke University student from Munich, was heading to the shopping center with her family when she saw people flee and shared this message:
— Thamina Stoll (@thaminastoll) July 22, 2016
This is the second shooting this week in this section of Germany. Earlier this week, a 17-year-old axe-wielding Afghan injured people on a train near Wuerzburg-Heidingsfeld before he was shot.
It’s not clear whether the mall shooting is tied to terrorism, but all cities are on alert.
This is a breaking story. We will update you as this story unfolds.