Gunman shot dead after storming cinema complex in Germany


A gunman has been shot dead by police after he stormed a cinema complex in Germany.

According to local media, the interior ministry confirmed the masked suspect was killed after the incident in Viernheim.

German cinema

Local police say no-one was harmed by the suspect at the Kinopolis cinema, though local media reported that up to 50 people had been injured by tear gas.

German police

Interior minister Peter Beuth said it was unclear whether the man's weapon was real.