The person who opened fire in Erebuni Plaza hotel today has been identified (photo report).
As reported earlier, at 2:40 p.m. today the Police received an alarm according to which there was an armed person in Erebuni Plaza hotel. Operational groups immediately left for the scene of the incident.
At this moment, the person who opened fire has been identified, and acting Chief of Police Arman Sargsyan personally negotiated.
In “Aurora”’s video of the negotiations posted on the Internet it is heard that the name of the person who opened fire is Artur and father’s name is Hovik.
It is heard that the acting police chief suggests that he come and talk in his room. “Brother, I’m telling you to come to my room. If people do something, they do it to spark reactions, and this sparked the police chief’s reaction,” he said.
After the negotiations, the armed person held the machine gun to the wall, after which the police chief approached him and they came out of the building together.