Steglitz Shooting

Key Details:


  • Gunman has reportedly shot a doctor before turning the gun on himself.
  • Location: Benjamin Franklin University Hospital in the southwestern neighbourhood of Steglitz.
  • Police said shots were fired around 1pm local time.
  • Shooting follows four other attacks in Germany since 18 July that have left 10 people dead and dozens injured.




  • Shooting occurred around 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the mouth, jaw and face surgery unit of the Benjamin-Franklin Hospital in the southwestern district of Steglitz.
  • The shooter was a patient at the hospital and the murder took place during a consultation on the fourth floor of the hospital.
  • The doctor is said to be a senior dental surgeon and a father of two.