Gunfire rang out Friday evening at a shopping mall in the German city of Munich, leaving several people dead and others wounded.
Several people have been shot dead in a shooting at a shopping centre in the German city of Munich, police say.
A big operation is under way. Police are telling people to stay at home and avoid the streets.
Several people have also been injured at the shopping centre in the north-western Moosach district.
Reports speak of one attacker. Some shopworkers are reportedly unable to leave the building.
There is no information about a possible motive for the attack.
The security forces have been on alert after a migrant stabbed five people on a train in Bavaria on Monday.
The authorities had warned of the danger of further attacks.