Four people shot dead in western Germany

Four people were killed in a shooting at an Italian gelato shop in western Germany on Tuesday, police said. Shots rang out around 8 p.m., with one man killed outside the Eis de Rocco cafe in downtown Ruesselheim, southwest of Frankfurt, police said. A man and a woman were killed inside the cafe, and a fourth victim died of his wounds on the way to the hospital, officials said. Officers mobilized a manhunt after the shooter fled the scene of the attack in the town's pedestrian district near the main train station, police spokesman Ferdinand Derigs said.