Shooting children in Mykolaiv: suspect pensioner arrested

Стрельба по детям в Николаеве: подозреваемого пенсионера арестовали

Nikolaev shooter on the court

Nikolaev shooter tried to convince the court that he wanted to “scare” children. The parents of the victims refused claims.

In the Nikolaev area the court chose a measure of restraint in the form of two months of detention without a right of pledge 68-year-old man who wounded three children from the self-made device for firing in New Odessa. About this informed the press-Secretary of the Central regional court of Nikolaev Vladimir Didenko, reports on Wednesday, September 12, UKRINFORM.

“The court satisfied the petition of Prosecutor’s office and decided to elect a suspect measure of restraint in form of detention for 60 days – until November 8,” – said Didenko.

At trial, the suspect insisted that the intention to kill the children he never had. He said they were noisy and even spoke to him obscenely. And he just wanted to scare them, so I took an IED and fired at the ground.

Despite this, the Prosecutor demanded to take the man into custody for two months without the right of bail, because he is suspected of committing a crime under article attempted murder, punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of seven to fifteen years.

It is noted that in the process the parents of affected children said that claims to have no man and are convinced that he shot not on purpose. They all received financial compensation for the treatment of children. In particular, parents written receipts that they received 10 thousand UAH of financial compensation.

We will remind, on September 9 in the city New Odessa the Nikolaev area the 68-year-old local resident shot of a homemade device at the children playing near his home. As a result of the shot was traumatized 12-year-old boy and two girls aged nine and five years old. 12-year-old boy after the injury is in a medical facility, the other two children were released to outpatient treatment. The attacker was also injured – he lost his finger.

It soon became known that the man who in the New Odessa the Nikolaev area fired at the children, was in a state of alcoholic intoxication.

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