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German police say lone Heidelberg gunman is dead after injuring several people

German police said on Monday a lone gunman was dead after injuring several people with a long gun in an attack in a lecture hall in the university town of Heidelberg.

"This is what is known so far: A lone perpetrator injured several people in a lecture hall with a long gun. The perpetrator himself is dead," police said in a tweet.

Earlier they said a large deployment of police and emergency services was on the scene at Neuenheimer Feld in Heidelberg, in southwestern Germany.

This is a developing story.

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