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Munich attack: Suspect is 18-year-old from Munich

At least nine killed and several wounded in shooting spree by 18-year-old man who later shot himself dead.

A shooting rampage at a busy shopping centre in the German city of Munich, which killed at least nine people , was carried out by a sole attacker, who then shot himself dead, German police said early on Saturday.

Earlier, police had said they were looking for up to three suspects in the attack at Munich's Olympia Shopping Centre (OEZ), citing eyewitness accounts. 

"The perpetrator was an 18-year-old German-Iranian from Munich," police chief Hubertus Andrae told reporters.

Olympia shopping centre
Police car
Plain clothes police
Armed police
Police officers
Olympia shopping centre
Police halt traffic
Police secures the area
Police escorts
People were evacuated
The city was in lockdown
Olympia Einkaufzentrum
Special police

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