Shots in Hall 09102019 Max Holscher According to first findings, two people were killed in shots in Halle (Saale) in Saxony-Anhalt. First, the police reported that several armed perpetrators were with a car on the run. In the early afternoon, the police reported the arrest of a person. "Still stay alert," the police tweeted, calling on people to stay in their homes or at work. Also in Landsberg, about 15 kilometers from Halle, there were shots, confirmed a police spokeswoman in Halle. At first she did not want to comment on the circumstances surrounding the incident in the village. The facts are completely unclear. We inform you here about the latest developments. Shots in Hall 09102019 10/9/19 12:54 PM Max Holscher The Leipzig police have tightened their forces in front of the synagogue of the neighboring city. Further measures have not yet been taken, said a spokesman. Shots in Hall 09102019 10/9/19 12:50 PM Max Holscher According to SPIEGEL information, the Attorney General has taken over the investigation in the case. Shots in Hall 09102019 10/9/19 12:48 PM Max Holscher Reuters Security forces in Halle shots in Hall 09102019 10/9/19 12:47 PM Max Holscher According to information from the SPIEGEL, there are at least two offenders. They separated after the attack - one of the suspects fled in the taxi and could be stopped on the highway. Shots in Hall 09102019 10/9/19 12:46 PM Max Holscher A police spokesman told the SPIEGEL that a man had been killed in a snack. In addition, a woman had been killed in the Humboldstraße near the cemetery. Shots in Hall 09102019 10/9/19 12:40 PM Max Holscher The suspects apparently tried to invade the nearby synagogue. Max Privorotzki, chairman of the Jewish Community in Halle, confirmed the incident to SPIEGEL. "There are currently 70 to 80 people in the synagogue," said Privorotzki. The security measures at the entrance have "withstood the attack," he said. At present, Jews around the world commemorate Yom Kippur, the highest Jewish holiday. That's probably why there were so many members in the church. Show more Ticker Liveblog Software
Saxony-Anhalt: Attorney General takes over investigation after attack in Halle
Several perpetrators apparently tried to attack a synagogue: After the shots in Halle takes over according to SPIEGEL information now the federal prosecutor in Karlsruhe, the investigation.