Shootout in Kharkiv: Attackers escaped, left weapon on crime scene, - police

The deceased man suffered a headshot wound, while the wounded got a bullet to the leg
12:38, 30 March 2018

Press service of the National Police

New details of the firing incident in Kharkiv became public, according to Olena Barannyk, the press officer of the local police's press service. 

'We found out that a group of ten men were at a restaurant. When they left it, several unidentified people approached them and opened fire. One of the attacked men suffered a headshot wound, while the wounded got a bullet to the leg. The Toyota car parked nearby also took damage. The attackers escaped, leaving the weapon on the crime scene,' she said. 

Both wounded men were taken to a hospital; later, the medics reported that one of them died. 

The shootout occurred on late Thursday, at about 11 p.m. The police reported that a group of Caucasus natives was leaving the restaurant when a car with shooters inside approached. A fire burst followed, resulting in one dead and one wounded.   

The shooters are now on the wanted list; the police keeps on searching.

Related: Shootout near restaurant in Kharkiv, group of Caucasus natives under fire

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