Heavily-Armed Gunman Killed After Opening Fire In German Cinema

Despite earlier reports that the gunman had been arrested...

The latest news says the shooter is dead...

 

 

As we detailed earelier, witnesses are reporting multiple shots fired as Bild reports a heavily-armed man is at large in a cinema complex in Viernheim, Germany. The armed man has barricaded himself in the center and SWAT are on their way...

SEK-Männer stürmen das Kino-Center

Multiple victims reported:

  • *25 PEOPLE SAID TO BE INJURED IN GERMAN SHOOTING: HESSENSCHAU

Ein Rettungswagen bringt Verletzte ins Krankenhaus

Via Hessenschau,

  masked gunman and possibly penetrated into Viernheimer Kinocenter Kinopolis. Police have abgeriegt the area. Apparently there are many injured.

 

The grounds around the Kinopolis in Viernheim is spaciously protected. Special police went into position, as eyewitnesses. After the first information a masked and armed man might probably entered the cinema. In the first information the police has been talk of 25 injured.

 

  • *HEAVILY ARMED MAN AT LARGE IN GERMAN CINEMA COMPLEX: FAZ

As Bild reports,

Viernheim - alarm in Kinopolis at Rhein-Neckar-Zentrum Shortly after 15:00 enters a gunman cinema center.  

 

He has a gun in his hand, wearing a cartridge belt around his shoulder. He shoots once in the air.

 

Screaming flee dozens of visitors from the cinema. Then the weapons man entrenched.

 

Police triggers major alarm. SEK Elite policemen from Frankfurt lawn in convoy on the A5 to the south. Other SEC teams fly in helicopters to Viernheim.

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