The suspect in the Halle attack has been identified as a 27-year-old man, according to a spokesperson for the German federal prosecutor.
The spokesperson identified the suspect as “Stephan B.” The spokesperson would only provide the suspect's first name and the first initial of his last name.
A Twitch spokesperson confirmed to CNN that the video believed to be of the Halle attack was live-streamed on its platform.
Twitch is on online video streaming platform that is most commonly used to stream live video of video games.
The suspected gunman in today's shootings – who appears to have filmed a video of the attack — launched into a brief anti-Semitic rant, claiming the Holocaust “never happened” and saying that the root of some of the world’s problems are the Jews.
The video was posted to Twitch, an online video platform best known for hosting streams of video games.
The 35-minute video shows a gunman shooting multiple individuals and driving to multiple locations, including a synagogue and a kebab shop.
Chancellor Angela Merkel attended a vigil today at a synagogue in Berlin following a shooting rampage in the eastern German town of Halle, according to government spokesperson Steffen Seibert.
"We must fight against any form of anti-Semitism," said Seibert, who tweeted a photo of Merkel at today's vigil.
Germany’s federal prosecutor is investigating the video that appears to have been filmed by a helmet camera worn by the attacker who killed two people in Halle today, a spokesperson told CNN.
Annette Hechler, the federal prosecutor's spokesperson, said she would not comment on the identity of the suspect who is in police custody or on the weapon that was used in the attack.
A 35-minute video has been posted online that appears to have been filmed by the gunman who killed two people — one outside a synagogue and one in a kebab shop — in the German town of Halle.
The video appears to have been filmed with a camera mounted on the helmet of the attacker.
“We are shocked and saddened by the tragedy that took place in Germany today, and our deepest condolences go out to all those affected,” Twitch said in a statement.
“Twitch has a zero-tolerance policy against hateful conduct, and any act of violence is taken extremely seriously. We are working with urgency to remove this content and permanently suspend any accounts found to be posting or reposting content of this abhorrent act," the company said.
Halle police referred CNN to the federal prosecutor’s office. The federal prosecutor would not comment on the video.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the attack on the synagogue in Halle on Yom Kippur, calling it a sign of growing anti-Semitism.
"The terror attack against the Jewish community of Halle, Germany on Yom Kippur, the holiest day for our people, is another manifestation of the anti-Semitism in Europe. In the name of the Jewish people, we send our deepest condolences to the grieving families and wish speedy recovery to the injured," Netanyahu said.
President of Israel Reuven Rivlin said, "We are stunned and pained by the terrible anti-Semitic murders in Germany today, during the holiest and most important day of the year for all Jews around the world. I call on the leaders of Germany and the free world to bring the full force of law against anti-Semitism and its results."
Two people were killed in shootings close to a synagogue and nearby kebab shop. A German security official said he believes the attack was "motivated by far-right ideology."
US Ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell said 10 Americans at the Halle synagogue today were not injured.