McDonald’s and the Olympia Einkaufzentrum (OEZ) shopping mall have expressed their condolences to families and friends of the victims of the shooting at a Munich McDonald’s franchise and at the shopping mall on Friday, July 22 by a condolence ad which has been published in many local newspapers today, July 28, 2016.
The condolence ad by McDonald’s read:
“The shooting rampage of Munich has deeply shaken the McDonald’s team. The fact that the shooter shot guests of one of our restaurants is incomprehensible to us.
We mourn the people which fell victim to the terrible deed and lost their lives. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. We wish the relatives and friends strength to endure the hard coming weeks.
All employees and franchisers”
On Friday, July 22, 2016 a shooting occurred in the vicinity of the Olympia shopping mall. Ten people, including the gunman, were killed and 35 were injured. The shooting took began at a McDonald's restaurant near the shopping mall. Officials identified the lone gunman as an 18-year-old German of Iranian descent from Munich who later committed suicide. The video below shows where the shootings took place.