A man who shot at a Belgian Police Officer on Monday, leaving him critically injured, was shot dead by another police officer who responded to the shooting.
The Belgian news agency, said the shooting occurred in the Belgian city of Liege.
According to local police, the officers involved were carrying out a check on the individual, who was alone in their vehicle, when the civilian shot in the direction of one of the officer’s heads.
The wounded officer’s colleague responded by shooting at the individual, who later died.
The city’s Mayor, Willy Demeyer, who confirmed the incident said a Liege Police Officer is in critical condition following an intervention, emotions are running high in Liege.
“I pay tribute to the courage and devotion of those men and women who protect and serve the people of Liege,’’ he said.