The man was not behaving aggressively and executed commands during the arrest, but suddenly pulled out a gun and opened fire at the soldiers. Two members of the National Guard received injuries. One of them was shot in the face; the other bullet stuck in his body armor. The second serviceman was shot tangentially into the abdomen without penetration.
Criminal proceedings under Article 15 (attempted crime) and part 2 of Article 115 (premeditated murder) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine have been opened. Maximum penalty according to the articles is life imprisonment.
The wounded soldiers received medical treatment. Their lives and health are not in danger. The officers were put forward for state decorations.