Shooting in one of Kyiv districts, two men wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Cause of incident was conflict between two visitors to cafe
16:02, 26 January 2020

112 Agency

In Kyiv, two men were injured as a result of shooting near a cafe in Hidropark district. The local police department reports it.

Information about the incident came to law enforcement officers at about two in the morning, January 26. As it turned out, a conflict arose on the basis of mutual insults between two visitors to the entertainment venue and unknown people.

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"As a result, the stranger took out his weapon, fired several shots and disappeared in an unknown direction. The injured - 26-year-old resident of Vinnytsia region and a foreigner were hospitalized with injuries," reads the statement.

At the scene, six spent cartridges were seized and sent for examination. On this fact, criminal proceedings have been opened under Part 4 of Art. 296 (hooliganism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

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The sanction of the article prescribes punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of up to seven years. A set of search measures is being conducted to identify and detain suspects.

As we reported, on the evening of January 22, Jerusalem police detained a man on suspicion of organizing an assassination attempt on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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