Six dead in Hamburg church shooting, German media reports

German media outlets say shots were fired at a religious facility in the northern city of Hamburg on Thursday. They say at least six people are dead and others are injured.

Local authorities report that a perpetrator shot at people in a church at around 9 p.m. on Thursday. A local broadcaster quoted a police spokesperson as saying that one or more unknown culprits opened fire.

Local police officials say several people were killed and others were wounded.

The media outlets indicate that the shooting took place at a facility owned by Jehovah's Witnesses, as an event was being held inside.

There is information that the shooter or shooters are among the dead.

Police are investigating to determine the motive and uncover other details.