Shooting in Odesa: 22 detained, no victims
16:15, 7 September 2016

Shooting in Odesa: 22 detained, no victims

Two co-owners of a local hotel sent their armed guards to settle the conflict between them

16:15, 7 September 2016

Odesa shooting 6

Another showdown took place last night in Odesa, southern Ukraine. The shooting took place at the Villa le Premier hotel.    

UNIAN agency reported this with the reference to the Chief Department of the National Police of Odesa region.

Twelve people represented private security agency ‘AS’, and ten more belong to another agency called ‘Olimp Yug’. One of the groups barricaded themselves inside the hotel and didn’t let their opponents in. As the other group tried to make it into the building, the gunfire was heard, witnesses say.  

All of the guards were brought to the local police department for testifying in the case. The criminal proceeding under the ‘hooliganism’ article was initiated.

The police report that the reason of the shootout was an ongoing conflict between two owners of the same hotel.

The details of the incident are being figured out.    

Source: press service of Odesa region chief police department

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