YEREVAN (Arka)—Five people were wounded on Saturday when firearms were discharged at an outdoor market in Yerevan. The five injured were hospitalized.
According to some sources, the victims were passersby at Yerevan’s “Vernissage” outdoor souvenir and artwork market, commonly visited by tourists. Eyewitnesses say the shooting started after a quarrel between two or more individuals.
Criminal proceedings were instituted on two penal code charges, illegal purchase and use of firearms and hooliganism leading to injury, the head of the first investigative department of Yerevan’s Central District Police, Edgar Aghayan, said.