BERLIN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- A gunman fired several shots on Wednesday in German city of Halle and at least two got killed, according to local media FOCUS online.
The gunman was on the run and police have sealed off the surrounding area.
The shooting happened near a Jewish cemetery, according to the report.
Local media Bild reported that the gunman shot with a submachine gun and threw a grenade at the scene.
The local police told residents to stay in their home and kept away from windows and doors.