German newspaper Bild is now reporting that a heavily armed man has recently entered a cinema in west Germany.
It is believed that shortly after arriving on the scene in the city of Viernheim near Frankfurt, he began firing his weapon.
— BILD (@BILD) June 23, 2016
He may have also taken several hostages, reports The Telegraph citing local news sources.
Local media is furthermore reporting that up to 50 people have been injured – with half of those supposedly sporting injuries from tear gas.
Police are at the scene.