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Two men gunned down in Hagen – perpetrators on the run

2023-12-09T17:18:42.786Z

Highlights: Shots were fired near a playground in Hagen (North Rhine-Westphalia) on Saturday. Two men were seriously injured. The perpetrator or perpetrators are on the run. Police could not provide any information on the background of the crime. Police officers shot at a 36-year-old, who is said to have attacked two women with a knife in Cologne a few days ago. The man with the knife seriously injured himself while lying on the ground, police said. A homicide squad has taken up the investigation.



Status: 09.12.2023, 18:02 PM

By: Maximilian Gang

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Shots were fired near a playground in Hagen (North Rhine-Westphalia) on Saturday. Two men were seriously injured. The perpetrator or perpetrators are on the run.

Hagen – In Hagen-Haspe in North Rhine-Westphalia, two men have been seriously injured by gunfire. According to police information, one or more perpetrators are said to have fired the shots on Saturday afternoon (9 December) near a playground. The police are looking for the shooter or shooters with a large contingent, as wa.de reports.

Shooting in Hagen: Two men seriously injured – background so far unclear

In Hagen, two men were seriously injured by gunfire on Saturday afternoon (9 December). © Alex Talash/dpa

According to wa.de's report, the shots were fired around 14:30 p.m. at Steinplatz in Hagen. The two seriously injured were taken to a hospital. Initially, the police could not provide any information on the background of the crime. A homicide squad has taken up the investigation.

A few days ago, shots were fired in Cologne. Police officers shot at a 36-year-old, who is said to have attacked two women with a knife. Lying on the ground, the man with the knife is said to have seriously injured himself. (mg, with dpa)

Source: merkur

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