Man armed with a knife eventually dies after being shot by police

Footage appeared on the Web, capturing the final part of the confrontation that unfolded last Friday evening, January 17, in Istanbul.

According to media reports , 33-year-old Bulgarian Milen Bakhchevanov, armed with a knife, appeared in one of the cafes in the Istanbul Bayrampasha district. The man behaved aggressively, smashed the interior and tried to take hostages, but the staff and visitors to the establishment were safely evacuated.

Employees of the Turkish emergency services who arrived at the scene of the emergency blocked the building and tried to persuade the attacker to surrender, but the man refused to give up. Firefighters made an attempt to neutralize Bakhchevanov using a jet fire hose, this attempt did not lead to the desired result.

As a result, the man, still with a knife in his hand, began to move toward the police. Law enforcement officers opened fire on defeat, having fired more than two dozen shots.

The Bulgarian was seriously injured and died of blood loss on the way to the hospital. Motives of the criminal are established.



By: ThisIsButter (39233.10)

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Location: istanbul