One dead, three injured in bar shooting in central Istanbul
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
DHA photoOne person was killed and three others were injured as a gunman opened fire at a bar in Istanbul’s Şişli district in the early hours of July 21.
Four people including a bar employee were shot as an unidentified gunman opened fire both inside and outside of a bar located on Valikonağı Street in Şişli early on July 21.
The injured were taken to the Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital but the bar employee, who had been shot in the chest, could not be saved.
One of the injured had been shot in the head while outside the bar and was taken to the hospital’s intensive care unit. The other two were reported to be in good condition.
A large number of emergency services personnel, including ambulances and police, were dispatched to the scene after the shooting occurred at around 5:30 a.m. following a dispute between bar customers, including the shooting suspect. The police taped off the surrounding area of the bar to collect evidence.
The police are still seeking the suspect, who disappeared after the shooting.