At least four people have been injured in a knife and gun attack in the Wedding neighborhood of Berlin, police told reporters. German media said officers and fire services mounted large scale operations in response.
The shooting reportedly occurred on Thursday in a hardware store car park near Kurt-Schumacher-Platz.
Fire department officials quoted by local outlet Berliner Zeitung said that three men and one woman were injured in the incident, with all four receiving medical treatment at the scene before being taken to hospital.
Police told RIA Novosti that three of the victims were seriously injured, having sustained knife and gunshot wounds.
The perpetrator has apparently fled the scene. Local law enforcement has called for any eyewitnesses to come forward.
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