American Police Hand over Suspect to Armenian Counterparts

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–American law enforcement officers handed over to their Armenian counterparts A. R. Yeran’sian–32–a resident of Yerevan who was wanted by Armenian law enforcement for an armed attack that took place on May 11 at a Yerevan caf.

Yeran’sian was arrested on May 14 in Los Angeles and transported to Yerevan ten days later via Amsterdam.

In the attack–Yerevan resident Ispirian was shot and immediately taken to the hospital. During the operation–the bullet was successfully removed and his life saved.

The Armenian Chief Prosecutor’s Office said that a criminal case has been opened against Yeran’sian. If guilty–he will face between eight years and life in prison.

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