Two cops shoot machete-wielding man down in Inezgane

Two police officers of the provincial police district in Inezgane were this morning forced to use their service weapons on a person who, under the influence of drugs, with a machete walked to wave.

According to the first survey data brought the police officers visit a gas station in the region Dcheira. They had received a report about a suspect that a psychosis would have gotten under the influence of drugs, reported the Directorate General of national security (DGSN) in a statement.

The man, who was accompanied by a number of accomplices in a private car, pulled a machete as soon as he saw the police officers. Because he endangered public safety shot the agents as many as seven bullets on the man. Three of them were the man in the knee, after which the agents arrested him and confiscated the machete.

The man is placed under medical supervision in hospital pending the trial, reported the statement, noting that the research continues under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor to identify and arrest the accomplices.