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Shooting in Armenian village

13:26, 16.06.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Incidents

Shots were fired on Friday in Arzni village of Armenia’s Kotayk Region. A burst of machine-gun fire was heard, Armenian News-NEWS.am has informed.  

According to eyewitnesses, a villager by the name of Stepan, who is 40-45 years old, argued with a neighbor and subsequently fired machine-gun shots in anger. Fortunately, he fired the shots in the air and therefore no one was injured.   

The police officers, who arrived at the scene, discovered five loaded automatic weapon cartridges and a light-signaled missile from the home of Stepan S. The weapon is confiscated and Stepan is detained.   

An investigation is underway.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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