An armed man who barricaded himself into a cinema in the German town of Viernheim has been shot dead. Several guests were injured. The shooter´s motives are unkown. Security sources say that he was likely a lone perpetrator and not a terrorist.
A heavily armed man who barricaded himself in a cinema in the German town of Viernheim has been shot dead. His motives are still not known.
The man who took over a cinema in western Germany carried only air guns and dummy grenades, German prosecutors have said. Police killed the 19-year-old while storming the scene.
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