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The Latest: Munich declares a day of mourning

  • The father of a victim shows a picture of his son near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebatian Widmann)

    The father of a victim shows a picture of his son near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebatian Widmann)  (The Associated Press)

  • The father of a victim shows a picture of his son near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebatian Widmann)

    The father of a victim shows a picture of his son near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebatian Widmann)  (The Associated Press)

  • A woman puts down flowers near a mall where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

    A woman puts down flowers near a mall where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the shootings in Munich (all times local):

11:40 a.m.

The mayor of Munich has declared a day of mourning for the victims of Friday's shooting in the Bavarian capital.

Dieter Reiter says the city is "shocked and aghast at this terrible act."

In a statement Saturday on Facebook, Reiter expressed his condolences to the victims, their family and friends, and thanked security forces for their work.

Ten people, including the alleged shooter, were killed in the attack.

Reiter said Saturday would be "a day of mourning, not of celebration" and that all public festivals in the city over the weekend had been canceled.

"These are difficult hours for Munich," he said, adding that the city's citizens had shown great solidarity toward each other. "Our city stands united."

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8:30 a.m.

Peter Beck, a Munich police spokesman, said officers were still collecting evidence at the scene of the crime Saturday morning.

"With regard to the suspect we have to examine everything, but we don't know yet what triggered the crime," Beck told The Associated Press.