A German soccer player with Turkish-Kurdish roots on Monday said that he was shot at while driving on the A4 Autobahn near the western German town of Düren.
Deniz Naki, who currently plays for a Kurdish team, told German newspaper die Welt that he had been driving in the far-right lane on the highway on Sunday night when he “suddenly heard shots.” He said that the shots came from a black car driving in the left lane.
“I immediately ducked and then rolled right to the hard shoulder,” the 28-year-old told Welt. “I feared for my life.”
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Welt reporter Ibrahim Naber posted pictures Naki took of his car after the shooting, showing damage to one of the car’s windows as well as near a tire. Naber identified what appeared to be a piece of metal lodged in the glass as a “bullet.” 
Naki was unharmed in the shooting and reported the incident …