“According to initial reports, a shot was fired in a church on Delbuge Street. Several people were seriously injured, some of them fatally. We are in place with a large contingent of forces,” the officials wrote.
According to the newspaper BuildAnd At least seven people were killed and at least eight seriously wounded in the shootingwhich took place at the center of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Thursday night.
All the dead had gunshot wounds.However, a police spokesman came forward.
Several streets have been blocked off and residents have been advised to avoid roaming the area. Local residents have been asked to stay indoors and use their phones only when “absolutely necessary” so as not to overload the network.
So far, the local police also said, There is no reliable information about the reasons for the shooting. “We ask you not to share unproven assumptions and not to spread rumours,” the authorities asked residents.
Hamburg’s mayor, Peter Schentscher, has already responded to the incident. I send my deepest condolences to the families of the victims. He explained that the police are working at full speed to identify the criminals and clarify the background.