There is a large police operation in Hamburg on Friday. Shots are said to have been fired in the center of the city. The perpetrators are on the run.
Hamburg – Witnesses heard gunshots in the center of Hamburg on Friday (August 20). As a result, a large police operation started. Around 11.50 a.m., shots were apparently fired in the Gorch-Fock-Wall area. A police spokeswoman said this to relevant media reports.
Shots in Hamburg: Police helicopters and special task force in action
“Then several people with several cars should have fled in different directions. Extensive search measures are in progress, ”the spokeswoman continued. No people were found on site who were involved in the dispute. A police helicopter and a special task force (SEK) are also in use.
As reported by 24hamburg.de, citing a witness, several men had followed a man on Gorch-Fock-Wall *. When he fell to the ground, they are said to have hit him and kicked him until he was seriously injured. When passers-by stopped, the perpetrators are said to have fled. A woman finally grabbed the man who was lying on the ground, pulled him into a car and drove away.
After shots in Hamburg: Police arrest three people
According to the newspaper, three people were provisionally arrested a short time later. The Gorch-Fock-Wall is said to have been completely closed between Stephansplatz and Jungiustraße, according to the NDR. (mbr / dpa) * 24hamburg.de is part of IPPEN.MEDIA