© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British police officer shot dead in detention center in south London
LONDON (Reuters) – A man was arrested on suspicion of supplying a firearm in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a British police officer, London police said on Sunday.
Matt Ratana, a 54-year-old custody sergeant originally from New Zealand, was shot dead by a handcuffed man in a police station on Friday. The man is said to have pointed the gun at himself.
"A man was arrested in Norwich, Norfolk, early in the morning on September 27, on suspicion of delivery of a firearm," the London Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
A man who is the suspect stays in the hospital.
"He is in critical condition and as a result we cannot speak to him," said police.
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