Massimo Adriatic, a former police chief from La Liga, has been placed under house arrest under judicial supervision and has opened a prosecution for improper security measures, the Italian news agency Ansa reported. ‘Investigation.
Contacting the AFP, local police could not be reached immediately.
The victim, a 39-year-old Moroccan man, was shot in the chest.
When the elected municipal official intervened, local newspapers reported that he had harassed a woman outside a liquor store in Wokhera, near Padua. After the latter called the police, the man began to push him away. The pickpocket, who was carrying a gun, says he missed a shot because he fell to the ground.
According to former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, Mr. Adriatic was a “victim of aggression” and acted “on the defensive. “He accidentally responded with a shot, which unfortunately killed a foreigner,” he said in a video posted on his Facebook page.
Democrat Sen. (center-left) Alan Ferrari, elected from the region, urged Matteo Salvini to immediately condemn the facts. “In a civilized and democratic country, an assistant does not shoot a person,” he said.
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