Berlin police names reason for recent shooting

The incident took place after a conflict between the men.

Berlin police names reason for recent shooting

According to TASS, a joint statement by the police and the prosecutor’s office of the German capital, circulated on Saturday, said that the shooting in the Berlin district of Kreuzberg, during which four people were injured, occurred after a conflict between men.

“This morning in Kreuzberg, after a quarrel, four men were seriously injured”, – the document says.

According to preliminary data, local residents at about 04:00 (06:00 Moscow time) heard shots on Stresemannstrasse and reported to the police. The arriving policemen found three victims directly at the scene of the emergency, another wounded man jumped into a nearby channel. Rescuers got him from there.

All victims were hospitalized. The investigation is being conducted by a commission to investigate the murders. The Berlin prosecutor’s office on Twitter said that the incident took place “in an organized crime environment”. Cases were opened against “several” persons on suspicion of attempted murder.

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