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Unidentified Gunman Storms German School, No Injuries Reported

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According to reports, an unidentified gunman reportedly stormed the Friedrich Ebert School in Germany.

Students were told to stay in their classrooms and barricade the doors of Friedrich Ebert School as cops combed the area.

The suspect, who was reportedly wearing a blue shrirt, is described as a man aged between 17 and 19, with a dark complexion and beard.

via Fox News:

German police on Monday were hunting for a man who entered a high school in southwestern Germany with a firearm — but authorities initially arrested the wrong man.

The armed man entered the Friedrich Ebert School in Esslingen, near Stuttgart, prompting a lockdown, police spokesman Bjoern Reusch said. The man didn’t use the weapon and was only briefly in the school.

Police searched the building and initially arrested a man, but let him go after realizing he wasn’t the gunman. Police believe the suspect, who was described as wearing a blue T-shirt, blue jeans and reading glasses, fled on a motor bike.

Police spokesman Bjoern Reusch said there are no injuries at this time.


About Friedrich Ebert School

The Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium (FEG) is a German high school in the Harburgborough of Hamburg, Germany, that is known to exist since 1628. The school is famous for its Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, where The Beatles recorded their first album with Tony Sheridan.

In 1968 it was renamed from “Gymnasium für Jungen Harburg” after Friedrich Ebert, first president of the Weimar Republic.

The school also provides exchanges with Great Britain, Mexico, Poland, and the United States, the latter of which being part of GAPP. The American partner school of the FEG is Kirkwood High School, St Louis.

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