Christchurch Mosque Shooting: Photos From the Scene

The Christchurch Mosque shooting has left estimates of upwards of 50 injured, according to oscillating reports in the wake of the tragic event.

Here’s what is known so far, per CNN. Police have yet to confirm any specificity to the event, but they did release the following statement: “Police recommend that residents across Christchurch remain off the streets and indoors until further notice. Christchurch schools will be locked down until further notice.”

One witness, a man named Mohan Ibn Ibrahim, told CNN, “There were more than 200 people inside. The gunman came from the backside. Gunshots went on for a long time. We had to jump the wall to escape.”

Some photos from the event have started to trickle in. You can see them below:

*CONTENT WARNING: Many of these photos contain screenshots of the video allegedly taken by the shooter, which show bodies*

Photos of the Mosque Shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand

Reports coming in that the shooter was taken down. Central Christchurch, New Zealand

— KEEM 🍿 (@KEEMSTAR) March 15, 2019

#BREAKING: Man allegedly involved in mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand live-streamed shooting rampage on Facebook; still frames are from video I obtained moments ago.

— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) March 15, 2019

OMG!………. Christchurch Shooter Livestreamed MASS SHOOTING on Facebook! — DOZENS DEAD!

— CafeNetAmerica (@cafenetamerica) March 15, 2019

Twitter account purporting to belong to Christchurch, New Zealand mass shooter was opened in February 2019, contains news articles and links to white supremacy blogs as well as numerous photos that match weapons used in attack shown on live stream.

— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) March 15, 2019

There’s a GoPro movie of the Christchurch shooting and it’s really, really, really, really awful. Seems to be real from first glance. Photo from reported shooter’s Twitter shows the same gun as in the car in beginning of the video.

— Aric Toler (@AricToler) March 15, 2019

BREAKING: This is an unconfirmed photo of the shooter who has left at least 6 dead, 40+ injured after a shooting at Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.

— Breaking News Global (@BreakingNAlerts) March 15, 2019

The scene outside a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand where a shooting has taken place

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— TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) March 15, 2019

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