Clan member killed in Neuköllner Maitage – perpetrators on the run

Climbing at a fair in Berlin-Neukölln: A man was killed by several stitches. The attacker is on the run. Both would come from the clan background.

A man was killed in an argument at a Berlin fair. A police spokeswoman said there was an argument between two groups of young men in the Neukölln Maitage event area in Columbiadamm late Saturday evening. A man was attacked with a knife. They say he pulled out a gun. He died a little later in hospital.

According to concordant media reports, the victim is Mohammed R., a member of a well-known extended family, as first reported by “BZ”. His brother Nidal R. was shot dead in Tempelhofer Feld in 2018 – the crime has not yet been solved. About 2,000 people came to Nidal R.’s funeral, including clan leaders from all over Germany.

Berlin: Police must calm relatives outside hospital

According to the “Tagesspiegel”, Mohammed R. was with relatives and had an argument with a group. Up to 30 men first accosted each other, after which he allegedly became physical. The group around the alleged abuser is also assigned to extended family.

Police on duty in front of the hospital where the victim died: a large group of relatives and friends of the man had gathered there and had to be calmed down by officers. (Source: t-online)

A police operation took place a little later at the hospital where the victim died, while dozens of relatives and friends of the victim gathered there, according to the police spokesperson. It was a “very emotional situation” and officials had to calm the grieving crowd.

As the “Tagesspiegel” still reports, the investigators now fear new conflicts in the clan environment. Thus, according to unconfirmed information, speeches said to be in danger were held.

Berlin police are looking for witnesses to a homicide in Neukölln

The author is still unknown and at large. The Murder Commission of the Berlin State Criminal Police Office has taken over the investigation and is looking for witnesses who observed something during the May Days. Specifically, the police are asking:

Who made comments in connection with the dispute at the festival at Volkspark Hasenheide last evening and last night?
Who took photos or videos of the argument and/or crime?
Who was able to observe the suspect(s) fleeing?
Who can provide other relevant information?

Anyone who has seen anything is asked to contact the 4th Homicide Squad of the National Criminal Police Office in Berlin-Tiergarten, Keithstr. 30, at the telephone number 030/4664-911444 or by e-mail Get in touch.

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