The 35-year-old attacker first opened fire on the ambulance. His driver was shot in the head and is in critical condition, with injuries to the chest and shoulder of the paramedic who sat next to him, and his condition is stable, Duchenne Police Chief Chris Magnus said.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a police station
The armed man went to a nearby house where a previous fire had occurred. At the scene, firefighters and neighbors tried to put out the blaze. Attacker He started firing at them. A neighbor who was involved in the firefight was hit in the head. The attacker shot and killed another neighbor and firefighters.
– The attacker got into the car and he had already been chased by the police – the commander said. A few blocks away, the attacker tried to drive a police car that wanted to stop him and shot an officer. The policeman set himself on fire and injured the man. Guilty The attacks are seen in a hospital in critical condition.
Magnus added that a burnt body was found in the burning house. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
The case is under investigation and it is not yet known what led to the attacks.
“This is a very sad, really terrifying event, with many questions,” said the commander.