The regional police department reported that the man was murdered on Tuesday, September 20, around noon.

The police noted that the victim was walking his dog in a field near a suburban private residence block, when he was attacked and shot dead from a firearm.

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A criminal case was opened under Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (premeditated murder). Measures are being taken to establish the circumstances of the incident and identify the individuals involved in committing this crime.

According to Shchit I Mech online resource, the man was shot from a Kalashnikov assault rifle.