Baltimore (WJZ)- Italian police say the Berlin Christmas market attack suspect has been killed in Milan.
Police say the suspect was killed in a shootout in Sesto San Giovanni just after 3 am local time.
When the suspect was asked for his papers, he pulled a .22 caliber gun out of his backpack and fired at the officers. The driver of the police car returned fire, killing the suspect. A policeman was injured in the shootout and was taken to the hospital according to Italian Police.
Italy’s interiror minister said, “the person killed, without a shadow of a doubt, is Anis Amri, the suspect of the terrorist attack.”
Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured after a truck plowed into the popular market on Monday.
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