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    Suspected Heidelberg Ramming Attacker's Life Shot by German Police Not in Danger

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    Life of the driver that rammed into pedestrians in Germany’s Heidelberg before being shot by police on February 25 is not in danger, local media reported on Sunday.

    BERLIN, (Sputnik) — The suspect is currently being treated in a local hospital, the FAZ newspaper wrote.

    On Saturday, around 4:00 p.m. local time (15:00 GMT), a man driving a black Opel car rammed into a group of pedestrians in the center of Heidelberg, injuring three people. One of them, a 73-year-old man, later died.

    Earlier on Sunday, the police stated that the suspect was identified as a 35-year-old German national. The police have not confirmed the incident being a terrorist attack yet.


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