Police kill armed robber leaving two injured
The Local/AFP · 2 Jul 2016, 20:34
Published: 02 Jul 2016 20:34 GMT+02:00
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The incident is reported by news daily Heute to have taken place around 6:10 p.m. at a branch of the Billa supermarket chain in Hütteldorferstraße.
According to local witnesses, the event took place near the Hanusch hospital. Two employees are believed to have been held at gunpoint in the supermarket after it was closed.
The dead robber has been identified as a Bosnian man (49), who is a suspect in at least two previous robberies. He was armed with a pistol with a silencer, and was described by police spokesman Paul Eidenberger as "a professional."