MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Special Deployment Commandos (SEK), a special force of the German state police, stormed the apartment following a hint from the suspect's acquaintances, the Bild newspaper reported.
"He lived right next door to me. I saw him only occasionally and did not know him well. My friend was his classmate, and he says that before he [the suspect] was a quiet man. He recognized him on the video from the crime scene," the suspect's neighbor told the newspaper.
On Friday, a shooter killed at least nine people and injured over a dozen at a Munich mall. He then committed suicide. According to police, the shooter was an 18-year-old German of Iranian origin, his motives remain unknown.