Businessman shot dead in his car in Kyiv center, his 2 children wounded

23:50, 09 March 2017
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Late Wednesday, March 8, an unidentified attacker murdered a restaurateur from Odesa, Oleksandr Ryzhev, who was driving his two children home in central Kyiv, according to a press secretary of Kyiv Police Department Oksana Blyshchyk.

Oksana Blyshchyk

The tragedy unfolded outside the victim’s house on Antonovycha Street. The perpetrator, who is still at large, has reportedly fired six shots at a victim’s Mercedes, presumably from a Makarov pistol.

Four bullets hit the businessman, and he later died in an ambulance.

Read alsoPolice reveals details of armed hijacking of Kyiv city bus (photo)"As a result of the shooting, a girl born in 2008, suffered a gunshot wound to her hand, and a boy (2011) – to his leg," the police report said.

Both children have been provided necessary medical care. There is no threat to their lives, the police said.

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