Oleh Mykhailyk, Head of city organization of the party "The Power of People", Odesa public activist was shot in the evening, September 22. His spouse claimed this, Dumskaya reports.
Mykhailyk is in surgery in the City Clinical Hospital №1. The Doctors assess his condition as a serious.
The outlet noted that the victim has repeatedly opposed to the Municipal Administration of Odesa.
Ruslan Forostiak, Adviser Head of the General Directorate of the National Police claimed that the victim sought the assistance of the passing police officers.
‘His shoulder and chest are injured, currently, he is in a medical facility,’ Forostiak claimed.
The investigational group of the Prymorskyi Department is at the scene to establish the circumstances of the incident.
‘Police officers are taking measures aimed at identification of the attackers. The incident is considered as an assassination attempt,’ the Police claimed.