A.n the parking lot of a hardware store in Berlin-Wedding several shots were fired late on Friday afternoon. There were also knife wounds, said a police spokesman. According to the fire department, there were four injured – three men and one woman. They were medically treated on site and then taken to the hospital, said a fire department spokesman. The police and fire brigade went on a large-scale operation. There was an arrest in a parking garage at the hardware store that evening.
It was a targeted attack against a specific victim, said a police spokesman. Accordingly, there was a previous relationship between the people. “The extent to which it has developed is part of the investigation.” The act was characterized by a great potential for violence. How many shots were fired is also still unclear.
The perpetrator or perpetrators drove off the premises and are said to have touched another person with their vehicle, said the police spokesman. According to dpa information, the police are looking for a car in the urban area.
According to dpa information, the police are checking a connection with large families of Arab origin. The crime scene was cordoned off in the early evening. The police questioned a number of eyewitnesses about their observations.
A police spokesman said the suspicion had concretized the arrested person. It could be seen that the emergency services were holding two other men. According to the spokesman, these have the status of witnesses.