Sunday, April 2, 2023

Police operation in Bern – man shot dead in Niederbipp (BE).

  • A man was shot and killed in Niederbipp, in the canton of Bern.
  • Police said a second man was taken to the hospital after being shot.
  • The authorities arrested the alleged perpetrator. He is said to have fired several shots on Sunday night.

Bern Canton Police said that shortly before 1:50 pm, reports came that a shot had been fired at Enternstrasse in Niederbipp and that one person was injured.

There a seriously injured youth was found lying on the ground. Despite rescue measures by third parties, the police and later the rescue service, the person died on the spot.

According to the information, another person who was injured due to bullet injury in the leg sought help there. It is said that the alleged perpetrator, a 48-year-old Portuguese, was arrested in a residential building. A pistol has been recovered from him. He is in custody.

According to the police, the background of the crime is not yet clear. Further investigation is on. Officials initially did not provide any information about the identity of the death. There are indications, but formal identification is still pending.

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