YEREVAN. – Shots were fired Tuesday evening in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia.

Samvel Avagyan, 48, was shot at, and he sustained gunshot wounds and was hospitalized.

But he died early Wednesday morning.

Armenian has learned that Avagyan was sitting in his house yard when unidentified men had approached by car and fired shots at him.

Law enforcement officers have not found the gunmen yet.

Avagyan had twice been convicted in the past.

He had gone out into the yard to meet his son, who had come from Russia to see him. But he was shot before being able to see his son.

Samvel Avagyan was married and has children.