Policeman wounded in Odesa shooting died in hospital

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, the police opened a case on "hooliganism"
22:04, 19 January 2018


A 30-year-old policeman, wounded during today's shootout on the street in Odesa, died in the hospital. This was reported by the adviser of the head of Odesa National Police Ruslan Forostyak on his Facebook page.

"A 30-year-old policeman who was in hospital in serious condition died," Forostyak wrote.

Press service of Odesa region police reported that three policemen were wounded during the shootout in the center of Odesa (one of them died, two were hospitalized) as well as the worker of municipal guard. The offender was killed.

Related: Shooting in Odesa: police reports about five wounded people

In total, as a result of the shootout, three people died and three others were injured. Among the injured are two law enforcers and one witness.

As it was reported earlier, the malefactor shot dead his associate, wounded three police officers and a taxi driver during the attempt of the detention in Odesa as the Interior Ministry of Ukraine reported.

The law enforcers specified that the shooting took place at Novoselkoho Street during the detention of the man who was wanted due to the suspicion in the commitment of the criminal violation. The malefactor began to maintain resistance and opened fire on the policemen from the firearm.

Related: Shooting in Odesa: attacker shot dead, three police officers wounded

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