Alsterdorf Hamburg Shooting today killed six people, Hamburg polizei twitter
Several people were killed and many others injured in a shooting at a Jehovah’s Witness building in northern Hamburg on Thursday night. The perpetrator(s) remains at large and the motive is unclear. Special police forces are present on Deelböge Street in the Alsterdorf district. Reports state that 40 people are still inside the building. The Home Office has issued a warning of “extreme danger”, urging motorists to avoid the area and for citizens to seek immediate shelter in buildings and admit vulnerable people temporarily. Police have asked residents to only make calls in extreme emergencies to avoid overloading the line and to send warning messages via the ‘Cellbroadcast’ service. At least six or seven people are reported to have died with eight others injured. Police have confirmed that all the deceased suffered gunshot wounds.