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Authorities have said he acted out of anger after being refused service while attempting to purchase beer at a gas station
Authorities have said he acted out of anger after being refused service while attempting to purchase beer at a gas stationAuthorities have said the man told officers he acted “out of anger” after being refused service by the 20-year-old clerk for not wearing a mask while trying to buy beer at the gas station.
A requirement to wear masks in stores was among the measures in place in Germany at the time to stop the spread of Covid-19.
A German man was convicted of murder and given a life sentence on Tuesday for fatally shooting a young gas station clerk following a dispute over face masks.
Police said the suspect, a German citizen identified in local media as Mario N.
, left the gas station after the dispute but returned 30 minutes later, and shot the clerk in the head.