Thursday 16, March
On Thursday, there were 646 new Covid-19 infections reported in Berlin. The seven-day incidence currently stands at 55.1 cases per 100,000 people.
Shooting in Charlottenburg: Two men injured
A baseball bat and an ice hockey stick were also found at the scene.
Two men are in the hospital following a shooting in the upscale district of Charlottenburg on Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred around 17:15 on Dahlmannstasse, between the Kurfürstendamm and Charlottenburg S-Bahn stations. According to those at the scene, it began with an argument among a group and quickly escalated, leading to two men, one 26 and one 28-years-old, being shot in the legs.
According to police, there is no danger to their lives and they are currently being treated in hospital. Other weapons such as a baseball bat and an ice hockey stick were also found at the scene. Although one suspect has since been arrested, several others are still being looked for and yesterday evening saw large scale operations of armed police undertaken throughout the city.