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19 year old shoots, kills police officer

by | Dec 30, 2015
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(Interpressnews.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–A policeman was shot and killed on Wednesday outside the police station in Telavi, a town in Georgia’s eastern Kakheti region.

The officer, Gela Lamazoshvili, died on the spot.

A female police officer was also injured in the shooting and brought to the hospital in Telavi in a serious condition, Intepressnews reports.

The suspect was captured, and an investigation has been launched for premeditated murder and attempt at premeditated murder.

According to the news agency, the suspect, a 19 year old man, first shot the female officer and then Lamazoshvili.

Witnesses say the suspect was carrying a machine gun.

Interior Minister Giorgi Mghebrishvili is currently on his way to Telavi.



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