Düsseldorf (dpa / lnw) - In the old town of Düsseldorf, a 47-year-old man was critically injured after an argument. A 23-year-old is said to have hit and kicked him in front of a club on Thursday night, the police said. Witnesses arrested the suspect and handed him over to the police. The condition of the 47-year-old, who was taken to a hospital, was still critical, according to police on Thursday afternoon. Police officers who were first on site would have initiated resuscitation measures until the arrival of the rescue workers.
According to the first findings of the police, there should have been a dispute between the two men in the club, which then moved outside. According to witnesses, the 23-year-old suddenly hit and kicked the 47-year-old, who fell to the ground and was no longer responsive, as the police reported. The 23-year-old was arrested for the time being. The young man, who is known to the police, is to be brought before a magistrate, according to a statement from the public prosecutor's office and the police. Blood samples were taken from him. A homicide detective is investigating.