The German Police said a person has been arrested after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle left two people dead.
A tweet from police advised local people to remain vigilant. It didn’t give any details of the person arrested and said police are in the process of “stabilizing the situation.”
Police earlier said that several shots were fired and the suspected assailants then fled in a car. They urged residents to stay in their homes or indoors.
They didn’t give any further information, but said officers were out in force in the city hunting down the suspects.
The Bild and Mitteldeutsche Zeitung newspapers reported that the shooting took place near a synagogue.
The railway station in Halle, a city of 240,000, was closed down as a precaution amid the police operation.