Reports of shots fired at Munich shopping center, people seen fleeing

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MUNICH – Witnesses reported shots being fired at a shopping center in Munich, Germany Friday evening.

An ongoing “shooting spree” was happening at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich, Germany, a police spokesperson told CNN.

There has been no official number of possible casualties; a large police presence surrounding the area can be scene in reports from local media.

A photo posted on Twitter shows a person lying on the ground under what looks like a white sheet.

The mall has been evacuated and the surrounding area sealed off.

Video posted to Twitter by a woman who says she is a student from Duke University shows people running from the scene, some carrying shopping bags.


This is a developing story.