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 Three persons injured as gunfight sparks in Dnipro City café. PHOTOS

A quarrel which later turned into a shootout sparked between two groups of visitors of a café in Dnipro City.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to local police officials, three persons received injuries as a result of the incident.

According to the law enforcers, the gunfire took place in a café at Stroiova Street on the evening of Feb. 23.

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"The visitors had had several drinks when a conflict broke out between them. The quarrel between two male groups later turned into a shootout. The gunmen fled from the café having fired a total of eight shots inside," the report reads.

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According to the police, the perpetrators were using rubber-bullet handguns.

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"Three persons from one group received non-penetrating gunshot wounds to the abdomen and legs as a result of the gunfight," the police say.

The law enforcers interviewed witnesses and seized surveillance footage. The investigative steps are being undertaken to establish all the offenders.

The criminal proceedings were initiated under part 4 of article 296 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (hooliganism).
 
 
 
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