German police deployed in western town after shooting: TV

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 18, 2016 10:29 AM

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police deployed on Tuesday in the center of the western town of Dueren after a shooting incident was reported at a hair salon, Germany's n-tv television channel reported.

Police have blocked off roads leading to the town's center, where at least one shot was heard.

It is unclear if there are any deaths or injuries, n-tv added. The motive of the shooting is also unknown.

Police in the town could not be reached for comment.

(Reporting by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Michelle Martin)