Several killed in shopping centre in Munich shooting

  • 8 confirmed killed
  • Shooting outside shopping centre
  • Gunmen at large
  • Warning to keep away from public places
  • ‘There are shooters on the run who are dangerous’ – Munich police.
  • Munich police spokesperson: At the moment there is no evidence for islamist terror attack

Several people have been shot dead in a shooting at a shopping centre in the German city of Munich, police say. A big operation is under way. Police are telling people to stay at home and avoid the streets. (BBC)

The “Süddeutsche Zeitung” newspaper said it received confirmation of the incident from the police, shortly before 6 p.m. local time (16.00 UTC). Police asked that no photographs or videos of the police operations be taken or put online. (Deutsche Welle)