Man shot dead by police in Mladá Boleslav

A 45-year-old Czech man was shot dead by police in the city of Mladá Boleslav on Thursday night. The individual was reported by police to have caused damage to a local dormitory in the city’s Bezděčín district and then to Mladá Boleslav airport, including its hangars and associated equipment.

Despite repeated warnings, the man apparently did not calm down and remained aggressive towards officers who had arrived on the location. After trying to subdue to individual through a range of measures, including tear spray and a taser, the police shot the man. Despite immediately receiving first aid, he died of his wounds. The country’s General Inspection of Security Forces has announced that will investigate the police’s handling of the case.