In Berlin-Spandau, a police officer shot a 25-year-old during an operation and seriously injured him.

According to the police and prosecutors, the man attacked the police officer and injured him in the face with a knife. In this connection officials shot.

The man was taken to the hospital with injuries to his abdomen, where he required surgery. Danger to life should not exist. The officer was also injured and was treated at the hospital.

The police had been called as part of a request for administrative assistance from an appointed supervisor. He wanted to present a document to the 25-year-old man he looked after.

According to initial findings, the emergency services were in front of the man’s apartment when he suddenly opened the door, attacked the officer and injured him with a knife. A homicide investigation into the circumstances that led to the police officer firing the gun.