Status: 05.12.2023, 16:18 PM
By: Anna Kirschner
In Bad Schwalbach in the Taunus, a 37-year-old died probably as a result of police shooting. (Symbolic image) © focal lengtheffm/imago
A 37-year-old dies after a firearm use by the police in Bad Schwalbach, Hesse. The officers had responded to an emergency call about domestic violence.
Bad Schwalbach – In Bad Schwalbach in the Taunus, a 37-year-old died probably as a result of police shooting. This was announced on Tuesday by the Wiesbaden public prosecutor's office and the Hessian State Criminal Police Office (LKA). After an emergency call reporting "domestic violence", police officers had been called to a residential area on Friday evening. This is reported by the German Press Agency (dpa).
Man dies after police use of firearms – circumstances unclear
According to initial investigations, there was a use of firearms by the police against the 37-year-old. The man succumbed to his injuries on Saturday. "Further investigations into the exact sequence of events are still ongoing. Further information on the facts of the case cannot be provided at this time," the public prosecutor's office and the LKA further explained. (anki/dpa)
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