Six shots fired in fully running in the rumbling rmørke a wet and windy decembernat in 2016, can be fateful for a 33-year-old policeman at The Police. He is indicted at the court in Aalborg in order to have caused unnecessary danger to other persons.
If the court him guilty, he risks firing.
Politimandens lawyer, Torben Koch, requires an acquittal.
My client acted acted both in legitimate self-defence and in accordance with its powers as a policeman, he says.
Two of the shots hit a now 26-year-old man, who together with two companions and two cars were on the run from a pengeskabskub at. three of the night in the vicinity of Løgstør.
While several police cars with full emergency drove around in the vicinity of the Aars on the hunt for the two flugtbiler, a VW Touran and a Mercedes, was Mercedesen suddenly localized in the vicinity of the motorways E45. Shortly after had the two police cars after him.
A civilian VW Passat drove on the front to make a sandwich on flugtbilen. The 26-year-old driver jumped out of the car and ran along the road.
so did the 33-year-old urobetjent. In the same came the second getaway car to the present and tried to rally the fleeing thief up through an open back door.
In the following politimandens explanation was the Touran's a close to run him down.
- I had to stop it with the shots in the puncture mended. Had my colleagues been in danger, he said today in court.
The six shots were fired by two laps, while the 33-year-old operated in a fully race held the gun at arms length in front of him. Since the current thief suddenly changed course and came close to skudvinklen, shouted the cop, by his own admission: - I shoot, I shoot, I shoot.
- It was not to hit him, he said.
But the explanation shot the 26-year-old down, as he testified.
the Policeman shouted clearly: - Stop or I shoot.
- He was not in danger, to be run down, the car ran the in front of him., he said.
the Thief was hit by two shots, one in the thigh and one in the left side of the back, but he managed to jump into the Touran. The car was also hit by the shots, but was only stopped after a mile of one of the police sømmåtter.
It succeeded the police and technicians to find all of the six projectiles. One was operated out of the skudramte tyvs thigh.
the Case has been investigated by The Independent Politiklagemyndighed (DUP), which spent 14 months on the investigation. After a further half a year was that in august of this year raised charged against the 33-year-old policeman, which today is employed in The Police control centre.
the thief's bistandsadvokat has raised the demand of 25,000 crowns for non-pecuniary damage, pain and suffering on the 26-year-old.
the Court in Aalborg has set three days of to the case. There is the judgement on Thursday.