Vienna Shooting: Manhunt Underway After Two People Shot in Austria

Vienna Restaurant Firing 1 Person Killed 1 Injured After Man Opens Fire

Vienna Restaurant Firing 1 Person Killed 1 Injured After Man Opens Fire

Austrian police confirmed a shooting to have erupted in Vienna, leaving one dead and another critically wounded on Friday.

Officers said a man fired several shots in the vicinity of a street called Lugeck in the city's first district at 1:30pm local time (12:30 GMT).

The shooter was yet to be apprehended, Efe news reported.

"A manhunt is now underway", it continued, adding the attack is not thought to be terror-related.

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Police said there did not appear to be a terrorist motive and the gunman had targeted the two vicitms.

Located only a few hundred meters away from Vienna's iconic St. Stephen's Cathedral, the incident took place at Austrian Figlmueller restaurant.

As helicopters hovered overhead, police moved to reassure the public.

One witness told the Kurier newspaper that the victims had been shot at in a passageway.

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