International

Dynamo Dresden player shot, family member killed

2016-12-21 17:11

Dresden - German club Dynamo Dresden says defender Marc Wachs is recovering after being shot in an incident that left a family member dead and another seriously injured.

Wachs underwent emergency surgery after the shooting in Wiesbaden, near Frankfurt, on Tuesday morning. Doctors said the 21-year-old player's life was not at risk.

Dynamo sporting director Ralf Minge says, "we're shocked, stunned and hard-hit. The whole Dynamo family is behind Marc and his family. We will be there whenever our help and support is needed. Marc, his family and the recovery process, both physically and mentally, are now the only priorities. Nothing else is important."

Wachs switched last year from Mainz's second team to Dynamo, which plays in the second division. He has yet to appear for the Saxon club this season.

Read more on:    soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.