German federal prosecutors taking over investigations after shooting in Halle: Spiegel

Federal prosecutors are taking over the investigation after a shooting in the east German city of Halle, magazine Der Spiegel said on its website, a procedural step which indicates a possible link of the attack to terrorism under German law.

Germany’s federal prosecution office was not immediately available for comment.

Two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday and police said they had detained one person.

Source: News Agencies