A gunman killed nine people at two shisha bars in the German city of Hanau on Wednesday. The suspect and his mother were later found dead in his apartment with gunshot wounds.
- About the attacker: Authorities believe the suspected gunman, 43, didn't have a criminal record, but he did have an extremist background.
- Latest in string of far-right attacks: German Chancellor Angela Merkel canceled a planned trip to the city of Halle in the wake of the attack — the third far-right shooting in a year. She described racism as a "poison" in German society.
- The victims: The age of the victims are between 21 and 44, with foreign and German nationals among the dead.
- Germany's president mourns: President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he is “horrified” by the terrorist attack, adding that he stands with “all people who are threatened by racist hatred." “You are not alone,” he said in a statement.
- Parliament suspended: The president of the German state of Hesse, Volker Bouffier, said the regional parliament will suspend all sessions Thursday following the attack. “Today is a day of mourning," he said.
- YouTube account: YouTube has confirmed it shut down the account of a man named Tobias Rathjen on Thursday morning. Before Rathjen’s account was shut down, CNN viewed the material which had been posted online. The most recent video was uploaded on Feb. 14 and provides a link to his personal website containing xenophobic views, which has also been taken down.