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Reports of shots in Szczecin. Counter-terrorists are on site

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Shots were fired on Thursday evening on Cassiopeia Street in Szczecin, witnesses reported. They reported hearing several gunshots and screams. There is an anti-terrorist unit and paramedics on site. There is no information about the victims.

The incident happened before 6 p.m.

Comm. Anna Gembala from the press team of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Szczecin confirmed in an interview with TVN24 that the police were on site. She said that actions are being taken to determine the causes and course of the incident. She added that the situation is dynamic.

It is known that an anti-terrorist unit arrived at the scene, which – as the TVN24 reporter found out – entered one of the apartments. Paramedics came in shortly after.

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An anti-terrorist squad arrived on the sceneTVN24

Numerous police cars, fire brigade and medical rescue team are present in the area of ​​the incident. There is no information about the injured.

The street where the incident happened was blocked off. Residents are being evacuated.

Police cars at ul. Cassiopeia in SzczecinWookiees

Witnesses: there was a bang and screams

According to local residents, screams were heard, which then died down. One of the witnesses interviewed by TVN24 reporter Maja Podemska-Smolińska said that he heard a bang, followed by several more. When he turned around, he saw a flash, like a gunshot. He added that he also saw a man climbing up the balcony.

Witnesses say the attacker barricaded himself in the apartment. The police have not officially released this information yet.

Main photo source: TVN24

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