Gunman dead after shooting at University of Heidelberg in Germany

A lone gunman injured several people in a shooting in an auditorium at the University of Heidelberg, in south west Germany on Monday, police said.

A police spokesman told CNN that the perpetrator, described as a young man, was dead. His cause of death is not known.
At this stage, officers cannot determine a motive for the incident, nor is the exact number of the injured known, the spokesman added.
    A large-scale police operation is underway.
      “Police and emergency services are on the scene,” Mannheim Police said in a tweet.
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