Halle / Saale (dpa) - In attacks in the middle of Halle / Saale heavily armed offenders shot dead in front of a synagogue and in a kebab snack two people. The city of Halle spoke of a "amoklage". The police said several gunmen were on the run with a car. Meanwhile, a detention was reported. The Attorney General drew the investigation. Whether it is an anti-Semitic act is still unclear. According to the chairman of the Jewish community in Halle, the attack was directed directly against the synagogue. An offender tried to shoot open the doors, but they would have held.