Friday, President Barack Obama pledged to provide “all the support” that Germany may need in the wake of the Munich shooting spree.
During a live address to the public, Obama said he was briefed on the shooting and that it was unclear what had happened. “It’s still an active situation,” the president said. Recently stating that it is an “apparent terrorism attack.”
The death toll has risen to eight people, and several others are wounded, after shots were fired at a Munich shopping mall, according to CNN Live.
As reported by the Defender reported earlier today, many officers were called to the scene after multiple shots rang out at the shopping mall in the Germany Friday evening.
Police spokeswoman Claudia Kvenzel called the event a “shooting spree.”
Munich is now in a state of emergency as officials are looking for three suspects. People are also being advised to remain in their homes and avoid public areas, reports say.