Suspect In Berlin Christmas Market Attack Killed In Police Shootout In Milan After International Manhunt
An international manhunt ended in a fatal holiday shootout Friday.
Earlier this week, 12 people were killed when a truck crashed into a Berlin Christmas market. This morning, the man suspected of killing a dozen and injuring over 50 in the public attack was shot dead in Milan.
Italy's interior minister Marco Minniti told the Associated Press that the man killed in the police shootout is "without a shadow of a doubt" Anis Amri (pictured above), the Tunisian fugitive being searched for in the Europe-wide manhunt.
According to The Guardian, Minniti says the 24-year-old fugitive pulled out a gun when officers on patrol decided he looked suspicious and asked for his papers.
After being pressed for his papers, Amri reportedly shot one officer before being fatally gunned down by police. The officer who was shot down suffered non-life threatening injuries and is currently recovering in the hospital.
Minniti said there was "no doubt" the man killed was Amri, explaining in a press conference: