Died Italian who opened fire from the balcony at passers-by

© Fotolia / Michele GualanoПолиция in Italy. Archival photoDied Italian who opened fire from the balcony at passers-by© Fotolia / Michele Gualano

The Italian, who opened fire on passers-by from the balcony in the city of Bellona (province of Caserta) in the southern region of Campania, has died, reported RIA Novosti in the service of the carabinieri of Caserta.

Earlier at police headquarters of Caserta RIA Novosti reported that the man is dying after trying to commit suicide.

On Monday night armed with a gun man barricaded himself in his apartment. He was screaming that he killed his wife, then opened fire on the gathered crowd, sowing panic among local residents. His 14-year-old daughter managed to escape. Wounded five people, including arriving at the scene, the policeman.

«Trapped in an apartment after the assault on law enforcement officers found him dead,» — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, in addition to the guns 48-year-old man had another weapon.

The wife of the gunman later was found dead. Three of the wounded were hospitalized.