More on this as it comes in, but needless to say it looks like there might be some more cultural enrichment going on in Germany. Either way, it’s a tragic situation.
#Update: One dead and one serious injury after shooting reported in #Düren, western Germany https://t.co/vGnCOZM4IN pic.twitter.com/9vKZImK3tt
— DW News (@dwnews) October 18, 2016
Police have confirmed at least one person is dead and two are in hospital with serious injuries.
The shooter is believed to have fired indiscriminately into the bustling hairdressers’ shop in Dueren, Germany, leaving several people fighting for their lives.
Witnesses report the gunman entered the salon, shouted at a woman and then opened fire.
German police say the attacker fled the scene and holed himself up in an apartment nearby, taking at least one person hostage…
Emergency services swarmed on the scene and are believed to have stormed the building.
It has not yet been confirmed if the shooter is dead or in custody, how many people are wounded or if any hostages have been freed.
Lieu de la fusillade à #Düren en Allemagne via @GoldenKrant pic.twitter.com/G1xrPKKUyD
— LesNews (@LesNews) October 18, 2016