Hamburg shooter was former Jehovah’s Witness with valid gun permit

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The perpetrator of the deadly shooting at a Jehovah’s Witnesses building in the north German city of Hamburg was a former member of the religious community, police revealed on Friday, adding that he had a valid gun permit for the murder weapon. As police investigations at the crime scene continued, Hamburg’s Senator of the Interior Andy Grote in a press conference described the killings as “the worst crime in the recent history of our city,” The attacker was named by police and prosecutors as a 35-year-old German citizen, Philipp F. He had left the community voluntarily a year and a half ago, …

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