Reports of an unidentified gunman have triggered a large-scale police operation.Citing police, news reports that an armed-wielding man broke into a law firm in the eastern part of Stuttgart, Germany and that there is an ongoing hostage situation.
A woman from a neighboring house is claimed to have seen the man enter the premises and called the police.
Police have secured the area around the building and suspended train services in the proximity of the alleged incident site, namely between Ruhbank (TV tower) and Olgaeck train stations.
Reports claim two people are in the building, the gunman and, possibly, a lawyer. The Special Forces on the spot are now trying to contact those inside, local media report citing a police spokesman.