Shots have been fired at a hospital in Berlin, according to police. The hospital, in the Kreuzberg district, and surrounding areas have been cordoned off by law enforcement and emergency services are on the scene.

A police spokeswoman said police opened fire on a man near the hospital and injured him in the leg. However, she did not provide any further details concerning the incident or its causes.

The man allegedly attacked the officers, forcing them to open fire, German Der Tagesspiegel daily reports.