Illegal migrant shot and wounded while resisting arrest - police

Illegal migrant shot and wounded while resisting arrest - police

Illegal migrant shot and wounded while resisting arrest - police Izvor: Hrvoje Jelavic/PIXSELL, Ilustracija

An illegal migrant was shot and wounded while resisting a police officer in the wider Mrkopalj area of western Croatia on Wednesday, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County police said in a statement on Thursday.

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and was admitted to the KBC hospital in the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka on Wednesday evening. His condition is stable and his life is not in danger, the hospital said.

The incident occurred after police encountered a group of migrants in the wider Mrkopalj area. One of the migrants resisted arrest and in the process caused a police officer's gun to fire. The man was immediately administered first aid and was taken to hospital, according to the police statement.

POVEZANE VIJESTI

Comments (0)

Comment sent successfully.

Comment sending failed.

Invalid CAPTCHA

* All fields are required

MOST POPULAR

NAJČITANIJE

READ MORE

NEWS

NEWS

Borrell tells EU members to focus on Western Balkans 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Sweden's Nobel laureate returns medal in protest against Handke 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Croatian employers expect hiring pace to slow in Q1 2020 - survey 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Lack of language proficiency hinders refugees' integration in Croatia 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Zagreb City Council adopts €1.15 billion 2020 budget 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

EU Council adopts Commission's Opinion on Bosnia's membership application 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Bosnia: Relocation of migrants from Vucjak camp begins 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

State officials lay wreath at Tudjman's grave for 20th anniversary of his death 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

PROČITAJTE JOŠ

NEWS

NEWS

Borrell tells EU members to focus on Western Balkans 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Sweden's Nobel laureate returns medal in protest against Handke 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Croatian employers expect hiring pace to slow in Q1 2020 - survey 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Lack of language proficiency hinders refugees' integration in Croatia 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Zagreb City Council adopts €1.15 billion 2020 budget 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

EU Council adopts Commission's Opinion on Bosnia's membership application 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

Bosnia: Relocation of migrants from Vucjak camp begins 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

NEWS

NEWS

State officials lay wreath at Tudjman's grave for 20th anniversary of his death 10.12.2019.

10.12.2019.  |  NEWS

loader