Status: 14.11.2023, 16:32 PM
Police officers examine the crime scene in the city center under a tent roof. © Henning Kaiser/dpa
Police officers shot several times at an armed man in the middle of a shopping street in Gummersbach near Cologne and seriously injured him. The 30-year-old had previously injured an officer with a knife in the face, police and prosecutors said on Tuesday. An uninvolved passer-by had suffered a gunshot wound in the thigh during the operation.
Gummersbach - The police were alerted on Tuesday afternoon because the 30-year-old "was to be checked after a reported robbery in a nearby supermarket," the investigators wrote. The man's condition is critical. The police and the public prosecutor's office do not want to provide further information until after the evaluation of video recordings. Dpa