German police said they had arrested an arms dealer who sold the Munich shooter a gun and nearly 300 bullets, said on its site newspaper “Bild”, quoted by Tass.

According to the newspaper the 31-year-old man from Marburg, Hesse, was under surveillance in recent weeks. Five days before the attack on July 22, 18-year-old German of Iranian origin David Sonboli Ali bought his Glock 17 handgun and ammunition on the Internet using the program Dark Net to conceal his tracks.

Investigators made contact with the suspect and ordered a Glock 17 and bullets totaling € 8,000. When transferring the weapon and ammunition in Marburg the man was arrested. He could face up to 10 years in prison for violating the law for purchasing and storing weapons.

On July 22 in a shopping center in Munich, 18-year-old Sonboli shot nine people and then killed himself. Injured were 35 people. Thereafter was clarified that the young man was interested in massacres and suffered from unstable psyche with panic attacks and depression.

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