Man opens fire in Vinnytsia region, injures four law enforcers

Source : 112 Ukraine

Causes of his inappropriate behavior are being identified
15:14, 7 April 2020

National Police/Vinnytsia region

In Shargorod, Vinnytsia region, a man opened fire and wounded four special forces soldiers. This was reported by the press service of the local police.

So, last night, local police received reports that a 52-year-old man was behaving inappropriately, brandishing a weapon and threatening to use it. The investigative team went off to check out the place.

Related: Shooting in Lviv region: One woman killed, one man hospitalized

"The offender refused to communicate with police officers, and then when he went outside, fired several shots from a gun up in the air and threatened a police officer. The man behaved inappropriately, did not react to the request of police officers to calm down and to give away the weapon, then the intruder closed in the house where his old father was located," the message reads.

The man was injured during his arrest, and now he is under police protection in the hospital. A criminal case has been opened for violence against a law enforcement officer and trespass against the life of a law enforcement officer.

As we reported earlier, on April 6, a businessman was shot in the head in Mykolaiv.

The shooter disappeared from the scene. According to eyewitnesses, allegedly there is another wounded man who was taken by an ambulance.

Related: Prosecutor General’s Office extends investigation of Sheremet’s murder until June 12

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