Man Opens Fire At Cineplex In Germany, Shot Dead

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Update: Gunman shot dead in Viernheim, Germany, says local media: Reuters

Update: Police arrest shooter in Viernheim, Germany shooting. Police secure area around cinema complex.

Berlin: Between 20 and 50 people wounded in Viernheim shooting in Germany: Local newspaper.

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A masked man with a gun and ammunition belt opened fire in a cinema complex in the small western German town of Viernheim, near Frankfurt, injuring between 20 and 50 people and barricaded himself inside, German media reported on Thursday.

Bild daily and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported that elite police were on their way to the scene. The Darmstaedter Echo said 20 to 50 people had been injured. Police were not immediately available to comment.