Police Act Quickly To Kill A Gunman Who Opened Fire In A German Cinema

Police kill german gunman

Image: Alexander Scheuber, Getty Images

Police shot did not hesitate to shoot and kill a masked gunman today. The suspect opened fire in a cinema and took hostages in a small town in western Germany.

As of now, it is reported that 25 people were hurt in the incident. The injuries, however, are believed to have been caused by the tear gas used by police.

The shootings took place at the Kinopolis movie theater in the town of Viernheim. Authorities have not yet released the identity of the gunman or his motive. t immediately identify the gunman or suggest a possible motive.

Police kill german gunman

Image: Alexander Scheuber, Getty Images

Police kill german gunman

Image: Alexander Scheuber, Getty Images

SEE ALSO: “Parents Charged With Cruelty After Disciplining Their Children With Stun Gun”

Police kill german gunman

Image: Alexander Scheuber, Getty Images

Video: USA Today