Shots fired in the Munich Au District, 2 confirmed dead

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Police have confirmed that there are two casualties following gunfire in the Au District this morning, but assure residents that there is no danger for the general population as the situation has been contained, with large scale police presence in the area.

The incident is said to have taken place at a construction site at the former Neudeck prison, near the Landratsamt and Mariahilfplatz. According to Muenchen.de, shots were heard around 9am, and police were quick to the scene, confirming two casualties while noting that there was no danger to the public at that time.

According to TZ, as of 10:35am, police representatives have confirmed that one of the two casualties was the perpetrator, and the murder weapon has also been found. The identities of the two casualties are still unknown.

While traffic and public transportation routes were disrupted in the area (with Falkenstr, Mariahilfplatz, Humboldtstr, Gebsattelstr und Ohlmüllerstr all closed) for a short period of time, all road closures have been lifted as of 11:07am.

You can follow the TZ live ticker here for updates (in German).

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