Police arrest man suspected of fatal shooting and acid attack after major operation

Following a large-scale operation that saw helicopters circle over the city, police in Prague arrested a man on Tuesday afternoon in the connection with a shooting incident on Bělehradská St. The man is suspected of opening fire on a 50-year-old woman, who later died of her injuries, at an Office of Labour.

The man, who is 66, is also suspected of being behind an acid attack on another woman, a former colleague, in the Central Bohemia Region last week.

The police thanked the public and the media for their  help in apphrending the man.

Author: Ian Willoughby