Serhiy Sternenko, the former head of the Odesa branch of Right Sector organization was attacked on the morning of May 1. This Sternenko said on his page in Facebook.
As reported by Sternenko himself, the assailant shot him from the handhun in the neck area from behind, and then during the shooting he shot at the eyewitnesses of the incident.
Sternenko, despite the injury, also participated in the detention of the gunman. The victim also said that he was shot with a pistol of a traumatic effect.
Eyewitnesses at the same time argue that there were two attackers.
Earlier, on November 18, 2017, in Odesa, Sternenko took part in a rally against the construction of a high-rise building in City Garden, which turned into a fight with the police. Protesters burned fires, tear gas was used. The head of the regional police, Dmytro Golovin, was beaten. As a result of the riots, more than 20 policemen were injured.
Sternenko is also known for participation in the disruption of the concert of Russian actor Konstantin Raikin in the Odesa theater.