Gunman Opens Fire In German Cinema Complex

A gunman has reportedly opened fire in a German cinema complex near Frankfurt, and is believed to have taken a number of hostages.

While early reports are unclear, it is thought thatup to 50 people have been injured, and with the gunman barricaded inside, fears are that this number will only increase.

As of yet, nothing is known about the gunman.

Police and helicopters are believed to be on site – inViernheim, to the south of Frankfurt – and specialist officers are reportedly on the way as well.

Update: the gunman has now reportedly been shot dead by German police.

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