02:41 GMT01 October 2020
Listen Live
    Get short URL
    0 26

    The shooter who killed a doctor in Berlin on Tuesday and committed suicide was a 72-year-old German patient who had received treatment there the day before.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — German police identified the gunman who mortally wounded a doctor on Tuesday at a clinic in the southwestern Berlin district as an elderly German patient who received treatment there the day before.

    "The attacker was a 72-year-old German who only yesterday received treatment at the CBF [clinic] in Steglitz," Berlin police tweeted.

    ​The doctor died in intensive care after he was shot at by the attacker at the Campus Benjamin Franklin hospital. The gunman then killed himself. Police said he had acted alone and had no apparent links to terrorism.


    Bavarian Police Believe Afghan Youth Contacted Munich Shooter Before Attack
    Dark Web Fears: Germany Calls for EU-Wide Gun Control After Munich Shooting
    Police Arrests Friend of Munich Shooter
    shooting, German Police, Berlin, Germany
    Community standardsDiscussion