Gunman Kills 8 During Reported “Drive-By Shooting” Near Frankfurt
Eight people have been killed Wednesday evening during a mass shooting in downtown Hanau, a large town on the outskirts of Frankfurt.
Video from the scene shared by German media accounts on Twitter show ambulances and squad cars surrounding crowd of panicked-looking people.
Breaking: BILD is reporting that 8 people are dead following a mass shooting in Hanau, Germany. Reports indicate that the shooting(s) took place in the vicinity of at least one hookah bar. pic.twitter.com/tWG7yiqtTU
— PM Breaking News (@PMBreakingNews) February 19, 2020
The shooting reportedly took place at 2 hookah bars in downtown Hanau.
— 🦁 de wilde leeuw 🦁🇳🇱 ⚡ (@wilde_westenNL) February 19, 2020
Some reports claimed the incident was a “drive-by shooting” with a gunman “spraying bullets from a car”.
The gunman has yet to be apprehended, but police helicopters and vehicles are carrying out an intensive search to bring them into custody.
Wed, 02/19/2020 – 18:18