Shooting incident in old Montenegrin capital Cetinje

NEWS 12.08.2022 19:11
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Source: printscreen/TV Vijesti

At least 11 people were shot and killed in the Montenegrin city of Cetinje on Friday when a man opened fire at passersby following a domestic dispute.

Montenegrin media said that another six people were wounded before the police shot and killed the 34 year old man. The man grabbed a gun and started shooting at people on the street outside his home after an argument, the Montenegrin state TV (RTCG) said.

The shooting began just after 4:00 pm on Friday, Vijesti daily said adding that the incident happened near the historic building that once housed the royal Montenegrin government. It said that a police officer was shot in the head and was taken to hospital.

Cetinje is the old capital of Montenegro and has a number of buildings dating to the 18th and 19th centuries that housed the court, government and ministries as well as the Cetinje Monastery.