The five people consisted of four civilians and one suspect the shooting took place on Monday (2/11/2020) evening local time.
This was conveyed by Nehammer in a press conference on Tuesday (3/11/2020) evening local time as quoted from CBC.
He added, fourth the dead victim of the civilians were two men and two women respectively.
Nehammer also claimed that the shooting suspects who died were sympathizers ISIS.
“We had an attack last night by at least one ISIS terrorist,” Nehammer told reporters.
He declined to elaborate further on the grounds of ongoing research.
Authorities are also investigating the attackers may have fled Austria.
People in Vienna have been urged to stay home if possible on Tuesday.
Nehammer added, as many as 15 people were injured as a result of the attack. Among the injured victims was a police officer.
Shooting starts shortly after 8 p.m. local time on Monday.
The bloody event took place at the main synagogue in Vienna and occurred as many people enjoyed the final night in restaurants and bars before the start. lockdown.
“We are victims of heinous terror attacks in the federal capital that are still ongoing,” said Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.
The attack drew criticism and guaranteed support from leaders across Europe, including from French President Emmanuel Macron.
Some time ago, France also faced a terror attack which claimed the lives of a number of French citizens.
Elsewhere, US President Donald Trump also expressed his support for Austria after the attack.
“Our prayers are with the Viennese people after another heinous act of terrorism in Europe,” Trump wrote on his Twitter account.
Trump added that the US supports Austria, France and all of Europe in the fight against terrorism.
“This evil attack on innocent people must be stopped,” Trump added.
The Austrian military deployed personnel to guard the main sites in Vienna, freeing police to continue the investigation.
Germany and Hungary have offered to send tactical police units to support Austria.