By Catherine E. Shoichet, Chris Williams and Jason Hanna, CNN
(CNN)A police operation is underway after gunfire erupted Friday at a shopping center in Munich, Germany. The shooting “looks like a terror attack,” a police representative said, and at least three attackers remain on the loose.
At least five people were killed in the shooting spree, police said. Authorities shut down public transportation and warned people to stay home or seek protection.
Many people started running when they heard the gunshots, said Lynn Stein, who works at the Jack Wolfskin store in the mall.
Armed police officers arrive at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany, where a deadly shooting spree was reported on Friday, July 22. Several people were killed and others were wounded, CNN affiliate NTV reported. READ MORE ON OF THIS REPORT