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One killed in shooting outside Berlin’s Tempodrom

The fatal incident took place in front of the venue during a Turkish comedy show on Friday night

By Anna Grace on 17 Feb 2020

One killed in shooting outside Berlin's Tempodrom

The Tempodrom

image © Sebastian Greuner

One has been killed and four others injured following a shooting outside Berlin music venue the Tempodrom, on Friday night (14 February).

The incident took place in the square in front of the 4,200-capacity venue around 11 p.m. on Friday, as a Turkish comedy show, Güldür Güldür, was taking place inside.

Berlin police posted the following statement: “According to initial findings, unknown assailants fired shots outside the building, causing one person to die and three others to be injured. The perpetrators are fleeing.”

It was later confirmed that a fourth person was injured.

Berlin’s public prosecutor’s office and the Berlin police are investigating the incident.

IQ has contacted the Tempodrom for comment.


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