At a shooting in the German city of Halle, at least two people were killed on Wednesday, the German police reported. The suspect was arrested after a major search.
According to German media, the shooting took place near a synagogue. Several shots have been fired.
Local residents are requested to stay indoors and to be vigilant.
The police report that they are present in large numbers. Halle train station has since been closed.
With over 230,000 inhabitants, Halle is the largest city in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The city is located 35 kilometers northwest of Leipzig.
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