A 43 year old Danish policeman was shot in the head on Tuesday.
Now Copenhagen police announces that the man has died of his injuries.
- My thoughts are with relatives and the officer's colleagues, said Police Chief Kim Christiansen in a press release.
The shooting occurred at a police station in Albertslund on Tuesday.
The police officer was shot at close range by a lone assailant who had stolen a 22-caliber pistol from a shooting club near the police station.
The 43-year-old policeman was hit in the head execution style.
On Tuesday, reports were that the injuries were not life threatening. But during the night, the policeman died of complications, writes Copenhagen police in the press release.
The shooting took place at 8:15 and 40 minutes later a 26-year-old Danish man was arrested.
The 26-year-old who is detained, has on several previous occasions told his family that he wanted to shoot police officers but they didn't take him seriously, according to Danish DR.
The 26-year-old Dane, has also previously been in prison for threats against the police.
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