15 people were killed in shooting at the mall in the city of Munich in Germany, police operation is under way, according to media reports.
15 people were killed in the shooting, according to media reports. Police confirmed that death of one man. Shooting took place at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich, Germany.
Police are carrying out a major operation near the shopping center, the Bild newspaper reported.
According to the Abendzeitung Muenchen newspaper, the police were notified of the events at 15:52 GMT.
Police confirm that people were killed, but do not specify the number of victims.
Police of Olympia Park Station in Munich told Sputnik Friday they did not have any information on victims of a shooting that took place in a shopping center in the German city.
“We are receiving calls confirming that there were shooting in the shopping mall but we don’t have information on victims,” the police said.
According to police sources, the perpetrator of the shooting spree at the shooping center in Munich may still be inside the building.
Munich police is currently conducting a major operation in the vicinity of the shopping center where the shooting took place, and requests citizens to avoid that area.