Serbia police arrest gunman after killing of 8, wounding 14


Belgrade, 05 May 2023, – Serbian interior ministry said today the 21-year-old man suspected of killing 8 and wounding 14 others in drive-by mass shooting last night in Mladenovac municipality is arrested.

“Members of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, after an extensive search, arrested U.B. (2002) in the vicinity of Kragujevac. He is suspected of killing eight people and wounding 14 with a firearm last night,” the interior ministry said in a statement.

Injured persons are being treated in hospitals, it said.

It’s the second tragic mass shooting in Serbia in two days.

On Wednesday, a 13-year-old student killed 9 and wounded 8 others in a school mass shooting in capital Belgrade.

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