After a shootout in Berlin-Kreuzberg with several injuries, the police were on a large scale. (Symbol image)
In the night from Boxing Day to Boxing Day, several people were shot injured in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Heavily armed officers are looking for the perpetrators, and a helicopter was also in action. The background is still in the dark.
In Berlin-Kreuzberg, at least four people are believed to have been shot injured. 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 German press agency reported on site. Three injured people are said to have been found there. The SPD party headquarters is also nearby.
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.