- In a police operation in Berne, a man who escaped from a psychiatric institution was wounded fatally.
- The police got a pistol to the 36 year old.
- Cantonese police in Zurich investigate mortality.
On Wednesday afternoon, a man already known by the police escaped from a psychiatric institution. A Belgian police patrol arrived at a property in the district of Schönberg / Bitzius, near the Zentrum Paul Klee. According to the police statement, the patrol could appeal to the man.
According to the initial conclusions, there was a "situation of acute threat to the police." Then he had come to serve weapons. They had been called rescue patrols and other police officers; The man died a little later despite quick rescue measures.
The police got a pistol to the 36 year old. The events are now under the direction of prosecutor Bern-Mittell and examined by a non-cantonal police. This is the cantonal police of Zurich. "This is nothing extraordinary and is designed for these situations," said Christoph Gnägi, from the media office of the cantonal police of Berne, next to Radio SRF.
It has already been unblocked several times
According to him, the police were informed Wednesday at 4:45 PM that the man had escaped from a psychiatric institution. It was an hour later to use firearms.
How many fires were shot and what weapon was, at the moment, unknown. "We do not want to anticipate the investigation," police spokesman Gnägi said.
From what institution the man had escaped, is not known either. "We do not take into account the personal rights of those affected, but we do not provide any information about it," said Gnägi.
The police know the man because the police had to leave several times in relation to him. More information did not make Gnägi.