Several people were injured after being shot in Berlin-Kreuzberg
In the night from Boxing Day to Boxing Day, shots were fired in the middle of Berlin-Kreuzberg. The police find several injured. Heavily armed officers are looking for the perpetrators. The background is in the dark.
Berlin. In Berlin-Kreuzberg, at least four people are believed to have been injured by gunfire. The police announced this early Saturday morning.
Numerous heavily armed officers were on duty around the crime scene to look for those involved in the conflict – injured as well as perpetrators. A helicopter was also requested and circled the area.
The crime scene is apparently in a gate entrance on Stresemannstrasse, as a photographer from the dpa reported on site. Three injured people are said to have been found there. The SPD party headquarters is also very close by.
Another injured man was pulled from the nearby Landwehr Canal, he is said to have suffered an injury to his leg. According to the police, the man jumped into the water on his own. Around the Möckernbrücke underground station, which is located directly on the Landwehr Canal, the police searched the undergrowth on the bank with flashlights.
The police were initially unable to provide any information about the background to the crime.
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