Son of ex-Armenian MP detained after fatal shootout in restaurant

Tue 29 Jan 2019 16:23 GMT | 20:23 Local Time

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A 24-year-old son of former Armenian MP has been detained in connection with a shootout in a restaurant in Armenia’s Kotayk region.

According to information obtained by Armenian, the son of Melik Melikyan, the owner of a restaurant where the incident occurred, has been detained. Two nephews of the ex-MP were injured in the incident. Four types of weapons were used during a skirmish the reason for which were long lasting differences.

Artashes Gevorgyan, 33, a native of the town of Abovyan, was killed and other seven people were injured, one of them is critical.




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