Lower Saxony and Bremen
Special forces arrest three men after shooting
Braunschweig (dpa / lni) – After shots were fired in the center of Braunschweig, in which a man was seriously injured, three suspects were arrested. The 23, 38 and 39-year-old men were picked up by special forces at their homes Thursday night, police said Friday. No one was injured in the action. All three suspects are in custody.
A man was injured by gunshots in the city center on Wednesday night. Police officers provided first aid until the victim was taken to a hospital. There was no danger to life. According to a police spokesman on Friday, the background to the crime is still unclear.
During the course of Thursday, the suspicion against the three men was confirmed. In consultation with the Braunschweig public prosecutor’s office, the Braunschweig district court suggested and ordered searches of the apartments. Because at least one of the suspects could have had a firearm, the special forces of the Lower Saxony police were called in.