Deadly attack on policemen in Vinnychyna: details

A police operation was launched on the territory of Vinnytsia and Odesa regions

A police officer was killed by a gunshot in the Gaysyn district of the Vinnytsia region. Another was injured. About this reported in the administration of the National Police of the region.

According to reports, today, April 20, at around 2 am, police officers stopped an unknown dark-colored car for inspection in the Gaysyn district of the Vinnytsia region. There were two men in the car. They opened fire on the police. He died from his injuries A 20-year-old policeman, his partner is wounded.

A police operation was launched in Vinnytsia and Odesa regions. It was possible to identify the persons probably involved in the commission of the crime. Orientation has been sent to all regional units of the National Police.

Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Klymenko reacted on the shooting of policemen in the Vinnytsia region

"It doesn't matter who and in what clothes. In what condition and for what reason. There is no justification for this crime and there cannot be. The shooters must be found and apprehended. They must answer to the full extent of the law," — wrote Ihor Klymenko in social networks.

He also noted that this tragic incident shows that there is no rear for the police.

The policeman who was killed turned out to be 20-year-old Maksym Zaretskyi.

"From 2021, he studied at the National Academy of Internal Affairs and devotedly served in the response sector of the patrol police for 1,5 years. The husband's parents were left without their only son. He was a patriot, a reliable friend, a conscientious and dedicated law enforcement officer." - said the National Police, showing a photo of the deceased.

Meanwhile, videos from the surveillance cameras of one of the gas stations, where the faces and the car of both alleged attackers are visible, were spreading in Telegram channels.

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