Masked Man Shot After Incident At German Cinema: Reports

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Heavily-armed police outside a movie complex in Germany.
Update: A masked man who was believed to be armed was fatally shot by police after an incident at a German cinema Thursday, according to reports. A police official told German TV that the suspect entered the theater outside of Frankfurt and reportedly fired a gun. While initial reports had suggested that dozens were injured, The Associated Press now reports that no one else was hurt. This story was originally published on June 23, 2016 at 11:10 a.m. German media is reporting a shooting at a cinema outside of Frankfurt, according to the BBC and other outlets.

Police told The Associated Press that there is a "threat situation," but would not provide further details. It later cited local media reports, saying that the suspected gunman is dead. Publications in Germany are reporting multiple injuries; those reports could not be immediately confirmed.

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