Oberhausen: Policemen shoots men at police department (Photo: xity)
Police shoots man at police department
"Kripo" investigates after death of 39-year-old
In the early morning a police officer shot a 39-year-old man in the police department in Oberhausen.
Oberhausen - At the entrance of the police deparment the Duisburger and the Essener police communicated that the whole shooting was enforced by a knife attack of a 39-year-old on a 21-year-old man. After the shooting the policemen immediately rushed to the place of the confrontation and called for the 39-year-olds to lay down the knife. The man instead approached the officers and threatened them with a knife. The police officer shot the 39-year old several times.
The man died after medical treatment shortly afterwards from his injuries. The "Kripo" Essen started investigations to clarify the precise course of the events.