Shooting in Poltava: one dies, child injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The child is hospitalized
22:44, 10 August 2017

Shootout reported on the beach of the Vorskla river in Poltava, central Ukraine, at around 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 11. A man died, several people got wounded and injured, including a child. Poltavshchyna periodical outlet reported that.

The “Kolo” outlet reports that café Dublkyanshchyna” was attacked by the unknown men. According to the eyewitnesses, a father and a son, the owners of the café, shot back.

First the father fired several shots from his rifle in the air and them in the direction of the attackers. As the result of this one man died of wounds in his head and heart.

A child was also injured. According to the doctors in Poltava, the parents of the child brought him to the hospital’s trauma care unit. The doctors then send the child into the children’s hospital.

Attention! Foul language!

“The child is in the intensive care unit, the shooter is detained,” Nataliya Shiripova, the press-secretary of the patrol police, told.

The others fled the scene, as the people were slow to call police.

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Poltavshchyna reports that among the victims are Oleksandr and roman Marchenko, father and son. Roman uses the lot at rent. He was approached by a man from the opposite direction of Marchenko, they had a quarrel. A man left after the fight and came back with the armed assistance. During the conflict the owner of the café fired from Saiga semi-automatic rifle. The other party of the conflict fired from rubber-bullet handguns. One of them left the scene by car, amber alert is on in the city.

According to the patrol police press service, one of the shooters is detained.


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