Man opens fire in German cinema complex, according to reports

Gunman may have taken hostages in Viernheim

23rd June, 2016
Heavily-armed police in Viernheim Pic: Getty

An unidentified man has opened fire in a German cinema complex and may have taken hostages, according to local media.

The incident, which is ongoing, took place in the town of Viernheim.

Bild newspaper reports that up to 25 people were injured after the man opened fire and then barricaded himself inside the cinema.

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