Several people injured after shooting in Berlin as manhunt under way

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26 Dec 2020, 13:35Updated: 26 Dec 2020, 14:30

SEVERAL people have been injured after a shooting in Berlin in the early hours this morning.

Armed police were deployed to the scene in the Kreuzberg district, German media reports.

Several people were injured after a shooting in Berlin

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Several people were injured after a shooting in Berlin Credit: AFP or licensors

A manhunt is underway for the assailants

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A manhunt is underway for the assailantsCredit: AFP or licensors

Police are still investigating at the scene

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Police are still investigating at the sceneCredit: EPA

Police said four people were rushed to hospital after an altercation broke out.

One man was pulled from the nearby canal with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to reports.

The fire brigade spoke to three of the seriously injured victims.

Images from the scene show a door with gunshots of a building opposite the headquarters of the Social Democratic Party.

Police said there is no suggestion the shooting was politically motivated.

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Authorities are investigating what led to the shooting.

Police said they did not know how many perpetrators are involved as a manhunt is underway.

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