Several people were killed and many others were injured in a shooting in Hamburg, Germany. The shooting happened last night at the Kingdom Hall in the Gross Borstel district. A police spokesman said that all those killed had gunshot wounds. German media reported that at least seven people were killed and many were injured in the shootout. The reasons for the firing could not be ascertained.
Police tweeted that according to a preliminary investigation, the shots were fired at the Witness Church on Delboge Street in the Gross Borstel district. Many people were seriously injured, some even lost their lives. A large number of security forces have been deployed at the spot. According to media reports, residents living nearby have been warned not to leave their homes amid the operation.
A police spokesman said there were no signs of the attacker being on the run. He said it was not yet clear whether the attacker was also among the dead. Many people were seriously injured. Police have not yet confirmed how many people were killed in the attack. An eyewitness told that we heard gunshots. The attacker fired 12 rounds continuously.