Dominican Republic: German national killed in shootout with police

Posted on October 22, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Dominican Republic, TRAVEL

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic – A German citizen was killed and three police officers wounded Wednesday in a gunbattle in the northern coastal town of Sosua, Dominican authorities said. The fatality, identified as Peter Demetrick, was wearing a bulletproof vest and shot at police and prosecutors when they arrived at a residence in the La Mulata III development to conduct a court-ordered search. Read article

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