Düsseldorf (dpa / lnw) - After a shot at a 49-year-old in Düsseldorf, the murder commission caught the alleged shooter.

A 29-year-old is in custody, the police and prosecutors announced on Friday.

The investigators assume that the victim and the suspect know each other.

The 29-year-old lives in Düsseldorf.

The investigators did not provide any information on nationality.

In addition, three other people are being investigated because of a possible involvement in the crime, it said.

The 49-year-old was shot and seriously injured on Thursday night.

According to early police reports, he had got off a tram when he noticed that he was being followed by several men.

An argument broke out in the course of which one of the group pulled a gun and shot.

Then the group ran away.

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