Four wounded in random fire over distribution of ‘unholy’ epilation brochures in Trabzon
DHA photoFour people were wounded on Oct. 20 when an assailant opened random fire on locals following a brawl that erupted over the distribution of advertising brochures belonging to an epilation center in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, claiming that they were unholy, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A brawl erupted between a group of people who were distributing advertising brochures of an epilation center in the province and locals sitting in a coffee shop on Kahramanmaraş Street at around 3:40 p.m.
Witnesses said the distribution of epilation brochures drew an immediate angry reaction from locals in the coffee shop, who said they were unholy.
“Those [brochures] are unholy. Do not distribute them and disturb us,” they shouted, according to the witnesses.
Meanwhile, an unidentified person among the group pulled his gun and fired four random shots.
The group distributing the adverts left the scene immediately after the attack.
Locals identified as Fatma K., Özgenur S., Salih G. and Gökhan G. were wounded in their legs from the random shots as they were passing by near the scene. They were transferred to hospitals after initial treatment at the scene and were reported to be in good condition.
In addition, the police launched an investigation into the incident and seized CCTV nearby to identify and apprehend the shooter responsible for the incident.