Anis Amri, the man suspected of killing 12 people and injuring 48 in Berlin, has been shot and killed by police in Milan, according to Italian police.
German authorities are now saying that the investigation will be about finding out about if Amri had any accomplices or was part of a network. They will also check whether the gun he used in Milan, was the same that was used to kill the Polish driver of the truck that was used in the attack in Berlin.
Secretary of Interior in Italy Marco Minniti said that the shot person was discovered in a regular identity check, and that he then pulled a gun.
Shouted "Allahu Akbar"
The man then shouted "Allah Akbar," as he pulled the gun, a caliber .22 pistol, and opened fired at the police.
One of the policemen was hit but not seriously wounded, according to the Italian Interior Minister.
The other policeman returned fire an shot and killed the suspect.
- His identity was confirmed by forensic experts who arrived at the site shortly after the gunfight, said Italian police in a statement.
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