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KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — German police and U.S. Air Force Security Forces are looking for a black BMW with U.S. military license plates in connection with a spate of pellet-gun shootings in the Kaiserslautern area, a Ramstein Air Base spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.

Three people have been shot since last week by someone riding in a black BMW with U.S. tags starting with the letters “AD,” according to an item Tuesday in the German newspaper Die Rheinpfalz.

The latest attack was at 11:25 p.m. Friday on Schneiderstrasse in Kaiserslautern, the newspaper reported. A 64-year-old man’s arm was lacerated when he was shot, the paper said. Shortly after that incident, someone shot a pellet gun at a couple on Eisenbahnstrasse, but it missed the couple and hit a shop window.

Witnesses said the vehicle had four occupants and two were in the back seat laughing after shooting at the couple, the newspaper reported.

A cyclist and a 24-year-old woman were shot last week. German police told Die Rheinpfalz that the type of ammunition is customary for air rifles and air pistols.

Reward offered for V Corps vandalism info

The Criminal Investigative Command is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the vandalism of 15 V Corps unit vehicles between March 20 and April 26.

The vehicles, parked at the Kaiserslautern General Support Center-Europe in Germany, were broken into and their contents, which included military equipment, were stolen.

The estimated cost of loss to the property is $56,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call (+49) 0631-340-6020.


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