Status: 09.12.2023, 18:02 PM
By: Maximilian Gang
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)