At Least Six Reported Dead After Shooting in Germany’s Hamburg, Several ‘Seriously’ Injured

Police Line Do Not CrossInternationalIndiaAfricaEarly unconfirmed reports suggested that the shooting occurred at an event organized by Jehovah’s Witnesses*; however, investigators have yet to confirm the details of the shooting.At least six people were killed late Thursday in Hamburg, Germany, local media has reported. Several individuals are believed to have sustained “serious” injuries.Preliminary reports noted the shooting incident took place near Jehovah Witness center in the area at about 9 p.m. local time in the Alsterdorf quarter of Hamburg.Hamburg police have indicated that a large-scale operation is underway as the suspected perpetrators are believed to still be on the run. “Several people were seriously injured, some even fatally,” a translated statement on Twitter read.A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined by investigators.Footage shared on social media has shown multiple police cruisers responding to the scene.Residents, who were alerted via an emergency app of the shooting incident in the area, have since been urged to stay indoors amid the ongoing investigation. Surrounding areas of the crime scene have been cordoned off from spectators.*banned in Russia as an extremist organization


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