Censor.NET reports citing the Odesa police department's press service.
"The police officers wore uniforms, maintaining public order. During patrolling they were shot by an unknown person, whose ID they intended to check," the statement reads.
Head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of the Interior in Odesa Giorgi Lortkipanidze reported later that one of the policemen has died.
Appointments to State Fiscal Service in the Odesa region will be conducted under highest standards, governor Saakashvili says