Man takes his wife, child hostages in Turkey’s İzmir
İZMİRA man took his wife and child hostages in the Aegean province of İzmir on Jan.13, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Hostage situation occurred in Buca district of İzmir.
The man was identified by his initials M.C., randomly opened fire with pump rifle from his apartment which located on top floor of four-storey building, saying that he took his wife and his child hostages.
Police were immediately dispatched to the scene following the incident. Police also warned the locals who were living nearby to the scene for keeping away from the area.
The suspect was persuaded for surrender after 13 hours before he was detained. Police said conditions of suspect’s wife and child were good.
Police also said suspect who was working as a security guard, reportedly was a schizophrenic patient.