In Mykolaiv today near the Tehnokontrakt business center, around 14:00 a shootout occurred during which a local businessman was wounded in the head. The national police of the Mykolaiv region reports about it.
On this fact, the police began criminal proceedings under Part 2 of Art. 15, part 1, article 115 ‘Attempted murder’ of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The sanction of article prescribes punishment in the form of imprisonment for a period of seven till fifteen years.
There was a conflict with the use of firearms. According to workers at a nearby car wash, they heard several shots. After that, jumping out into the street, they saw a man lying in a pool of blood on the asphalt. The victim from the scene in a private car was taken to the hospital.
The shooter disappeared from the scene. According to eyewitnesses, allegedly there is another wounded man who was taken by an ambulance. However, this information requires verification. Several 9 mm shells were also found at the scene.
As we reported before, police in Odesa detained members of a criminal group who committed an armed robbery in the city center in 2018 and took 160,000 U.S.dollars