KHMELNITSKY (QHA) -

An unidentified man opened fire in a retail outlet in downtown Khmelnitsky, wounding two customers and a bystander when fleeing the police, says a spokesperson for the Khmelnitsky Police Department.

“At approximately 8 p.m., an unidentified man opened fire in a retail outlet in downtown Khmelnitsky wounding two customers. While fleeing the police officers who were trying to arrest him, the suspect wounded a 47-year old man, a resident of Khmelnitsky,” a police spokesperson said.

The wounded, a 38-year old male and a 31-year old female, also Khmelnitsky residents, are now in satisfactory condition.

Police are now searching for the criminal who succeeded in escaping from the site of the shooting.

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