Live ticker: Shock and sadness after the shots in the Heidelberg lecture hall

Several people were injured by gunshots in Heidelberg. The police are on site with a large contingent. The alleged perpetrator is dead. All developments in the live ticker.

A student shot himself in a lecture hall at Heidelberg University. There are several injured, the perpetrator is dead. All developments in the live ticker:

4:22 p.m

After the killing spree on the premises of the University of Heidelberg, students are stunned. “We are infinitely shocked. This is a catastrophe that eludes everything conceivable between lectures, exams and university life,” said Peter Abelmann, chairman of the student body, on Monday of the dpa. The news of shots being fired on campus spread like wildfire among the students, said Abelmann. Some would have reported directly about the crime via messenger services. The student body’s thoughts are with those affected.

4:11 p.m

Science Minister Theresia Bauer (Greens) speaks of “horror and deep dismay”.

The news of today’s killing spree at the University of #Heidelberg fills me with great horror and deep dismay. We are stunned and shocked by this tragic event. My thoughts are with the injured, their families and friends. #Neuenheimer Feld

3:55 p.m

Danyal Bayaz (Greens), Finance Minister of Baden-Württemberg, expressed his sympathy on Twitter.

My #Heidelberg, I am shaken and my heart is bleeding. My thoughts are with the injured and their families. Thanks to all emergency services and the employees of the @UniHeidelberg on site!

3:42 p.m

Federal Minister of Agriculture Cem Özdemir (Greens) from Stuttgart writes on Twitter about “shattering news from Heidelberg”.

Shocking news from #Heidelberg. My thoughts are with the injured, with the university staff, with the police, emergency service and all other emergency services. Take care of yourself!

3:21 p.m

According to the police, the perpetrator fired a long gun during a lecture in a lecture hall at Heidelberg University in Neuenheimer Feld, injuring four people, some of them seriously. He then fled outside. According to a spokesman for the Mannheim police, the perpetrator is dead and it is assumed that it was a single perpetrator. There is currently no longer any danger. There is one for 7pm press conference announced to the police. SWR broadcasts and streams live. In addition, the Mannheim police have a Citizen hotline for relatives established under the number: 0621/174-5055

Tagesschau reporter Tim Diekamnn reports from Heidelberg

2:57 p.m

Tagesschau reporter Tim Diekmann reports live from the Neuenheimer Feld campus in Heidelberg. According to current knowledge, four students are said to be among the injured. One of the four victims is said to have been critically injured, reports the dpa.






2:45 p.m

A man shot and injured several people on the grounds of Heidelberg University. A lone gunman opened fire with a gun in a lecture hall at the medical faculty on Monday afternoon, the police said. There is also one seriously injured, it said. The perpetrator is now dead. According to dpa information from security circles, the perpetrator himself is said to have been a student. According to initial findings, the man had no political or religious motives. He had several guns with him and is said to have finally shot himself. However, this information has not yet been officially confirmed. The police said: “We do not assume that there will be other perpetrators.” To be on the safe side, the area will continue to be searched. There was initially no information on the identity of the injured. The Neuenheimer Feld in front of the gates of Heidelberg’s old town is currently cordoned off over a large area. The police asked motorists to drive around the site so that rescue workers can drive freely.

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On the campus in Neuenheimer Feld in Heidelberg, the police are on duty with a large contingent after an alleged killing spree. The alleged perpetrator is dead.
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The alleged perpetrator is said to have been a student

2:27 p.m

According to dpa information, the alleged perpetrator from Heidelberg is said to have been a student himself. According to the first findings, the man who shot himself in a university lecture hall on Monday afternoon had no political or religious motives, according to security circles. He had several long guns with him and is said to have finally shot himself.

Police: Several injured, perpetrator dead

2:12 p.m

According to information from the German Press Agency (dpa), a single perpetrator injured several people in a lecture hall on Monday afternoon with a long gun on the premises of Heidelberg University. That is what the police said. The perpetrator is now dead. It was said in security circles that the man had killed himself. However, this information has not yet been officially confirmed. The police said: “We do not assume that there will be other perpetrators.” To be on the safe side, the area will continue to be searched. There was initially no information on the identity of the injured and the perpetrator. The Neuenheimer Feld in front of the gates of Heidelberg’s old town is currently cordoned off over a large area. The police asked motorists to drive around the site so that rescue workers can drive freely.

Shots on the railings of Heidelberg University

1:57 p.m

According to information from the German Press Agency, there was a killing spree on the premises of Heidelberg University. A lone perpetrator injured several people in a lecture hall with a long gun on Monday afternoon, the police said. The perpetrator is now dead.



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