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German Police Present Final Report In The Münich Shooting Case

On July 22, 2016, a gunman, who had been later identified as the 18-year-old Ali David Sonboly, killed nine people and himself injuring 36 others in the vicinity of the Olympia shopping mall (OEZ) in the Moosach district of Münich. The shooting took place at a McDonald’s restaurant near the shopping mall, and in the OEZ itself. According to witness ... Read More »

A Glock 17 secured at a gun dealer in Marburg. Photo: Arne Dedert / Archive

Weapon Vendor Who Sold The Gun To The Münich Shooter Formally Charged

The prosecutor’s office in Münich formally charged the man who allegedly sold the firearm to the Münich shooter. The prosecution accused Philipp K., a 32-year-old German man, of negligent homicide in nine cases, negligent bodily harm in five cases as well as violations of the weapons law, Florian Wienzierl, spokesman for the prosecutor’s office in Münich said in a statement ... Read More »

The Firearm Vendor Involved in the Munich Shooting Now Stands Trial in the Bavarian State Capital

In 2016, the events that followed the Munich shooting spiraled in several different directions. As soon as authorities announced that the 9mm Glock 17 and ammunition came from a darknet vendor, Germany’s darknet scene changed dramatically. Arrests started picking up. Police raided both suppliers and buyers on a constant basis. Then news spread regarding the 31-year-old darknet firearm vendor—the one ... Read More »

Weapon Vendor’s Case Reopened: Charged with Negligent Homicide in Munich Shooting

The Federal Public Prosecutor’s Office of Frankfurt extended the warrant and investigation into Philipp K. for “negligent homicide in nine cases.” Philipp K. was initially arrested for violating weapon laws in Germany, but further investigation has been initiated Investigators arrested the vender nearly a month after the shooting, posed as undercover buyers. He admitted selling David Ali Sonboly a Glock ... Read More »

Darknet Weapon Vendor Who Sold Weapons to the Munich Gunman is Working with Police

The darknet arms dealer who sold firearms to the Munich shooter has given a full confession to federal prosecutors. He testified against himself and is in full cooperation with the Frankfurt Prosecutors Office. In August, the 31-year-old vendor was arrested. The investigation into where David Ali Sonboly purchased his weapon was carried out by 65-person taskforce. 31,000 tips and pieces ... Read More »

German DNM Vendor Arrested For Selling Glock to Munich Shooter

In the investigation following the Munich shooting where David Ali Sonboly killed 9 people, German police discovered that the 18-year-old had purchased the weapon from a vendor on the deepweb. Nearly a month after the shooting spree, the Bavarian state police have reportedly caught the person behind the transaction. On July 27th, Holger Muench, head of Germany’s Federal Police, told ... Read More »

Munich Gunman Got Weapon From Darknet

According several German news outlets, the 9mm Glock 17 that David S. used on Friday evening to kill himself and nine others in Munich was a reactivated theater weapon. This information comes from the president of the Bavarian Office of Criminal Investigation (LKA), Robert Heimberger, on a Sunday press conference. The conversion of the weapon from non-functioning to being a ... Read More »