Shot exchange in Hamm: convert to have shot at police

In the case of a use of a special unit of the police in Hamm to a gunfight. When the officers tried to get in on Wednesday morning through a window in a house,

Shot exchange in Hamm: convert to have shot at police

In the case of a use of a special unit of the police in Hamm to a gunfight. When the officers tried to get in on Wednesday morning through a window in a house, have opened to the residents of immediately the fire, the police officers but missed, said state's attorney Felix Giese rain in Dortmund, Germany.

The police would have shot back. Three bullets hit the 42-Year-old in the legs. He had already been in a hospital in surgery and not in danger of their lives.

According to a note from the circle of the man was the police on suspicion of illegal possession of a firearm moved in. Since it was assumed that the 42-Year-old a risk, had been entrusted to a special unit with the use.

The German had converted some time ago to Islam and was dressed temporarily Salafist. He had been checked by the state protection on Islamist activities - evidence had not been discovered but. He was not a criminal.

For persistent result points of mental problems of the 42-Year-old would have but. Against him will now be investigated for attempted murder. He had not spoken to Happen yet. The weapon with which he had shot, had been ensured.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 12:19

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