Stabbing spree in Lviv kills one, wounds three

A 19-year-old Lviv resident received a stab wound which caused his death. Another three young people have been hospitalized.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the press service of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Lviv region.

According to the message, Lviv police officers are currently investigating into finding those accessorial to two clashes between young people at Svobody Avenue in Lviv.

One of the clash occurred after midnight on Nov. 18 at 49 Svobody Ave. near Opera Theater. A group of young people, including a female, had a fight, during which two Lviv residents, aged 17 and 18, received stab wounds and were hospitalized, the press service informs.

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A criminal proceeding under article 296 (hooliganism with the use of fire weapons and cold steel arms) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine has been launched. The violation is punished with three to seven years in prison.

The same night, an hour after the first one, second conflict sparked at 28 Svobody Ave. between unidentified young people. They used knives during the fight, causing stab wounds to two Lviv residents, aged 18 and 19. One of the men died at the scene before ambulance arrived, the other has been hospitalized.

A criminal proceeding under article 115 (murder) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine has been initiated. The violation is punished with seven to 15 years in prison.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n361175