The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko by his decree has awarded the Kharkiv police patrol by Alexander Rostov and his partner Dmitry Kiriyenko, who was killed in a shooting at night on Monday near the city Council, the order “For courage”. This is stated in the presidential decree No. 235 dated 22 August.
Patrol was awarded for personal courage in the fight against crime, the dedicated performance of duty.
29-year-old Kiriyenko died August 20 in a shootout near the building of the Kharkiv city Council.
Also during the shooting, was seriously wounded a security guard stationed at the entrance to the city Council, and mortally wounded one of the police officers attacking a man.
As reported, on the night of 20 August in Kharkov near the building of the city Council shooting occurred. As a result, when the line of duty were killed in Kharkiv patrol Dmitry Kiriyenko. It is reported that bullets hit him in the side, to the place where you fastened the vest. In addition, he was wounded security guard and his condition is serious.
It was also reported that the man who opened fire in the city of Kharkiv, was shot in the car Škoda with a child.
The patrol police managed to disarm the assailant. They claim that the attacker was in a state of alcoholic intoxication.
From the scene of the incident, seized two stun guns which have been converted for combat, 5 stores from pistols and 26 of the casings.
Police are investigating three versions of what happened at the Kharkov city Council – attack because of the actions of the authorities, mental illness of the shooter or disorderly conduct.
We recall the morning of August 21, Kharkiv, the media reported that the wife of the Kharkiv shooter who attacked the city hall, was found murdered. On the woman’s body was at least five gunshot wounds.