In Khmelnytsky arrested the man who shot at police

KIEV. May 16. UNN. In Khmelnytsky arrested the man who shot at police from a traumatic weapons. The police opened criminal proceedings. The policeman is in the hospital, threatening his life there. It is reported by UNN citing the press service of the police in Khmelnytskyi region.

“In Khmelnytsky police detained a local resident who was in an alcohol intoxication from a traumatic weapons fired at a district police officer from the group of counteraction to domestic violence”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that on 15 may at 21:20, the police received a message from 16-year-old hmelnitchiny. The girl told her father, in a state of intoxication, commits domestic violence, throws heavy objects at his mother and sister and threatens to kill everyone.

“After seeing law enforcement officers on the threshold of his apartment, the attacker grabbed a gun for shooting of the cartridges equipped with rubber bullet, and started shooting in their direction. The result is a district officer received a tangential wound of the left part of the face”, – stated in the message.

According to the police, using special means and techniques of unarmed combat police “disarmed and detained the attacker”.

States that are currently on this fact openly criminal proceedings under article 348 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (infringement of life of law enforcement officer, the member of public formation on protection of a public order and state border or a serviceman). The man was detained.

“In his house in the course of the inspection found and seized 2 revolver for shooting of rubber bullets and 3 homemade device for firing. At the moment the question of declaring his suspicion and the election of a preventive measure in the form of detention”, – is spoken in the message.

The wounded police officer was taken to the regional hospital for medical assistance. Threats to his life. The investigation is ongoing.

We will remind, in Vinnytsia region the man locked the house and began to threaten the police then opened fire on the police. The shooting injured four police officers and the offender.