Aidenbach (dpa / lby) - A 35-year-old threatened a sales driver at his front door with a pistol and then shot him in the air. The seller rang the man's bell on Monday and gave him a prospectus, the police said. When he rang the bell again at the house in Aidenbach (Passau district), the resident appeared with a pistol and aimed at his head.
Then he is said to have fired a shot in the air. The police arrived with about a dozen vehicles and temporarily arrested the 35-year-old. He offered no resistance and no one was injured in the incident. The officers then searched his house and found the alarm gun used and other cutting and decorative weapons.