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Swedish police are hunting the culprits after the murder of a 39-year-old

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Sweden’s Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson laid flowers on Thursday evening in a pedestrian underpass in Skärholmen outside Stockholm where a 39-year-old was shot and killed in front of his twelve-year-old son on Wednesday evening. Photo: Claudio Bresciani / TT / NTB

Of NTB | 12.04.2024 18:43:01

Crime and justice: – We have a relatively clear idea of ​​who we are hunting, says police spokesperson Max Åkerwall to Sveriges Radio.

The 39-year-old, who is referred to in the Swedish media only as Mikhail, was on his way to a swimming pool with his twelve-year-old son when he confronted a gang of youths inside a pedestrian underpass.

According to Swedish media, he had alerted the police early on about the gang that allegedly sold drugs in the area. Fear that his son would grow up in a crime-ridden environment was behind the man’s concern.

One of the young people agreed Aftonbladet gun and aimed at the 39-year-old. When he tried to take the weapon from the boy, he was shot in front of the son’s eyes.

The police know that there were several eyewitnesses to the murder and are asking them to come forward.

– Don’t keep information, but share it with us, if only anonymously, says Åkerwall.

(© NTB)

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