At least eight people died and others five were seriously injured this Wednesday following two shootings in two bars in Hanau, a city in Germany, advance the Hessenschau newspaper citing a prosecutor’s source – although the police have yet to confirm the number of victims. There are reports of a third shooting in Lamboy – where the police are also mobilized, according to a local television station – however, it has not yet been officially confirmed and it is not known whether there will be a relationship between the different occurrences. One person has since been arrested, advance the Bild.
According to the same newspaper, the shootings in Hanau took place in two different shisha bars: three people were killed in one of them; in the other, five people died. a unidentified attacker will have started firing from a moving car in Kurt-Schumacher-Platz, a square in the center of the city, where these establishments are located. The police have already said in the meantime that suspects were driving in a dark car, from which the shots will have been fired, around 10 pm.
Dude a guy in my little hometown Hanau Germany started shooting and already killed 7 people wtf is happening take care of each other guys !! #hanau #kesselstadt #amoklauf #mainkinzigkreis pic.twitter.com/72V7s8LUgH
– EmrePTV (@EmrePtv) February 19, 2020
It is not known who the suspects are or who they are – it is certain that are on the run. The police, who are already investigating the incident, set up a large device to capture those responsible.
– Kevin Elsaesser (@ElsaesserKevin) February 19, 2020