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Symbolic image of police operation: Emergency services were called to a shooting in Cologne's Böcking Park

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A man was fatally injured in a shooting in Cologne in the Mühlheim district on Saturday afternoon. According to media reports, the man is said to be a member of the rocker group Hells Angels. A woman was injured and taken to a hospital, a police spokesman said.

Several people were involved in the dispute in the Mülheim district. As the "Bild" newspaper reports, the exchange of fire is said to have been preceded by a dispute.

Backgrounds unknown

The exchange of fire occurred on the open road in Böcking Park, just a few hundred meters from the Mülheim police station, the spokesman said. Nothing is known about the background so far.