Local media reports multiple fatalities after a gunman opened fire in the German city of Hanau.
The incident reportedly broke out in and outside of a hookah bar in the city’s Kurt-Schumacher-Platz, a popular town square before the gunman shot up a separate location in the neighborhood of Kesselstadt.
At least 8 people are dead, reports say. The suspect(s) remain at large.
— 🦁 de wilde leeuw 🦁🇳🇱 ⚡ (@wilde_westenNL) February 19, 2020
Dude a guy in my little hometown Hanau Germany started shooting and already killed 7 people wtf is happening take care of each other guys!! #hanau #kesselstadt #amoklauf #mainkinzigkreis pic.twitter.com/72V7s8LUgH
— EmrePTV (@EmrePtv) February 19, 2020
A motive for the shooting is not clear.
This is a developing story. We’ll give updates on the situation as we learn more.