The German town of Saarbrucken (Saarland), near the border with Moselle, is reeling. Police officers suspected that he had shot earlier in the day found the victim's body at his residence on Friday. According to Le Republicain Lorrain, it would have been suicide.
The police were called to the house of the sexagenarian at 8:30 AM. The police knew that he was suspected to have violated the law regarding weapons of war. The police responded by knocking at the door. Although one of the officers was taken to the hospital, his vital prognosis had not changed at the beginning of the afternoon.
The man fled to his house and opened fire again on the police. This time, he did not inflict any injuries. The area was secured with a security system. The man's body was found in his apartment by law enforcement after a few hours.