Police have confirmed multiple deaths.
An employee at the shopping centre told Reuters news agency ‘many shots were fired’.
No details have emerged on who was behind the shooting.
The police tweeted that a major operation is underway and advised people to avoid the area.
Munich Transport Authorities say they have halted service on multiple train, tram and bus lines.
What we know so far
- Local media have confirmed multiple deaths in a shopping centre in Munich
- One report says 15 are dead
- TV images show dozens of emergency vehicles
- Employee inside centre says many shots were fired
- Reports suggest there is more than one shooter
- Reports suggest there is another shooting in downtown Munich