How Germany's third-largest city went into lockdown when the shooting rampage began at around 6pm on Friday evening.
At least ten people, including the gunman, have died after a shooting at a shopping centre in Munich.
Munich went into lockdown after the rampage began around 6pm on Friday evening.
— AFP news agency (@AFP) July 23, 2016
The attack – at the Olympia shopping mall – left terrified shoppers and staff running for their lives.
Some were stuck inside the building, hiding where they could.
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 22, 2016
Officials told the public to get off the streets as the city – Germany’s third largest – went into a state of emergency.
Tram, train and bus services were suspended and highways were sealed off.
What happened to the gunman?
Police say the gunman – who is believed to have acted alone – killed himself with his own weapon.
— Polizei München (@PolizeiMuenchen) July 23, 2016
There was no claim of responsibility in the immediate aftermath of the attack.
Passers-by have begun to leave flowers and candles at the scene of Friday’s shooting.
— ITV News (@itvnews) July 23, 2016
This is the third attack targeting civilians in Western Europe in eight days.
It comes four days after five people were stabbed and injured on a train in Germany by an Afghan asylum seeker.