Munich is mourning the victims of the shooting rampage which took place on Friday, July 22, 2016 and it looks as if the victims of the shooting of the shooting are going to be honoured with a memorial monument in front of the OEZ shopping mall where the shooting took place. A request for the monument has been put into procedure in the Munich City Council and will probably pass, abendzeitung-muenchen.de reported yesterday, July 39, 2016. Munich’s Mayor Dieter Reiter also spoke out in favour of a monument. It is planned for it to be erected in July 2016.
Tomorrow, Sunday, July 31 an ecumenical memorial service will be held at the Frauenkirche. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Joachim Gauck and Bavarian PM Hors Seehofer are going to attend. The commemoration is open for public and begins at 4pm.
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.