In Rhineland-Palatinate, an expectant father was apparently so happy about his partner’s pregnancy that he fired an empty gun. The police are investigating.
A man fired an empty gun in his apartment in Bad Dürkheim out of joy at his girlfriend’s possible pregnancy. According to information from Wednesday, residents had reported gunshot noises from the couple’s apartment to police. The 30-year-old said he was so happy with the news that he picked up the gun and shot it in the air.
Police confiscated weapons and ammunition. The 30-year-old smelled of alcohol, it was said. He declined a voluntary breath alcohol test. According to the police, public order and the arms authority have been informed of the incident.