Naked murder suspect terrorizes Istanbul street with knife

Naked murder suspect terrorizes Istanbul street with knife

ISTANBUL
Naked murder suspect terrorizes Istanbul street with knife

A naked murder suspect, who was terrorizing an Istanbul neighborhood with a knife, was shot in the leg by police on July 17. 

The assailant, identified as Mehmet Bahadır Uygun, hit the streets naked armed with a knife after stabbing his mother to death at her apartment in the Eyüpsultan district, according to Turkish media reports.

Uygun walked in the street threatening passersby and attacked two police officers who attempted to stop him.

After failing to stop Uygun physically, a policeman fired at his leg.

A police officer and Uygun were hospitalized and an investigation into the murder was launched.

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Crime, ISTANBUL, murder suspect