Lower Saxony and Bremen
87-year-old man threatens ex-partner: police shoot him in the leg
Lüneburg (dpa / lni) – An 87-year-old man in Lüneburg was shot in the leg by police forces after he threatened his former partner and other residents on the property of a residential building with a pistol. As the police announced on Wednesday, the old man from the Lüneburg district appeared on the property in the morning and pointed the long gun at people. Police forces from the emergency and patrol service, as well as specialized forces, wounded the man in the thigh and made it impossible for him to attack, he said. There was no danger to life.