German police correction: Bavarian officer shot is still alive, not dead

German police correction: Bavarian officer shot is still alive, not dead

German police correction: Bavarian officer shot is still alive, not dead

“Contrary to initial reports, the badly-injured civil servant from northern Bavaria’s special police units remains alive, in acute danger of death at present,” police spokeswoman Elke Schönwald said on Wednesday evening. The correction came less than an hour after police saying the officer had died, which was reported by multiple German media outlets including DW. The officer was wounded during a shootout in Georgensgmünd on Wednesday. Three other special task force officers were injured as they raided the residences of the 49-year-old man to secure licensed weapons he had been deemed unfit to handle. The man, who is a member of the far-right “Reichsbürger” movement, opened fire on the offices. He was apprehended shortly afterwards. One of the other officers remains in severe condition. The other two su…

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