Four people were rushed to hospital after a shooting in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district
Armed police have been deployed and the arrest of the suspects is close to the current subway station.
According to Berlin police and firefighters, the incident took place in the early hours of Saturday in Berlin’s Kruberg district. A police spokesman confirmed that there had been a shootout involving several people.
In a letter to Twitter, the fire department said three people had been hospitalized with serious injuries. A third man was injured in the leg by a nearby canal while the two victims were found at the scene of the crime. Police later confirmed that a fourth person was injured in the incident.
Citing eyewitness accounts, local media reported that armed security personnel had been deployed to search for those involved in the shooting. A police helicopter was also used in the operation.
Authorities are still trying to determine the circumstances of the shooting.