"Gun control is an important issue. We must do everything to restrict access to deadly weapons and to control them. How could a labile or even mentally ill 18-year-old man get a firearm? That must be investigated," Gabriel told Berliner Morgenpost daily newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.
Germany Must Restrict Access to Deadly Weapons – Vice Chancellor
02:39 GMT 24.07.2016 (Updated: 02:40 GMT 24.07.2016)
Germany must restrict access to deadly weapons, country’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said following the Munich shooting.
23 July 2016, 19:23 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Friday, a 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's restaurant, killing nine people and wounding 27 others before committing suicide.