An 11-year-old boy, who was fired at when he was sledding near school #26, was operated on in Ternopil. 30 foreign bodies were removed from the child's wounds. This was reported by Ternopil region police.
The foreign bodies removed from the wounds all over the boy's body look like pellets, they also injured the internal organs.
The child needs another surgery. The boy was taken to the capital hospital.
“The police continue to investigate all the circumstances of the crime, examine the surrounding area, establish possible trajectories of the ball that injured the minor and check the weapons of residents of nearby houses,” the statement said.
Law enforcers are investigating the case under the article for hooliganism.