A fatal shot in Offenbach
The police are looking for a man in a black cap
September 12, 2022, at 5:05 p.m
A stranger dressed in black drives a white car into a bar in Offenbach and shoots a group of people. One man dies, another is seriously injured in the hospital. The police are now looking for witnesses.
After the fatal shootings in the “Black Diamond” bar in the center of Offenbach, the police are still looking for the perpetrator. A man in his 30s and 40s wearing a black sweater and a black baseball cap is being sought as a suspect, a police spokesman said.
According to witnesses, he drove a white vehicle to a bar on Sunday night and shot people there. He killed a 48-year-old and seriously injured a 45-year-old. Then he ran away.
Don’t pick up hitchhikers
The background is unclear. According to the police, the fatal shot was fired around 8:15 p.m. The seriously injured person’s condition is unchanged, he is in the hospital, the spokesman said. Police are still looking for witnesses who can provide information about the crime or the fugitive and his vehicle.
The perpetrator was searched for on Sunday evening by a police helicopter, which circled over the city center and caused worried inquiries from residents. The police advised to avoid the area and not to pick up hitchhikers.
A bar in the city of Offenbach was largely cordoned off late Sunday night and police were seen inside. It was blocked by a police car from the street next to it. The police were on the scene along with numerous emergency services, and the federal police were also on duty. Flashlights were used to search for adjacent railroad tracks.