In the center of Odessa was an attempt on public activist

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The assassination of a local community activist was in the center of Odessa, he is in the hospital with a gunshot wound, said police in the Odessa region.

«Last night in the center of Odessa unidentified criminals made a shot from a firearm in Odessa. Odessa law enforcement officers began investigating the attempted murder of one of the local residents», — is spoken in the message on the website of the regional police.

It is noted that the victim is in the hospital, the incident qualified under article «attempt at murder».

As he wrote in Facebook chief of police in Odessa region Ruslan Forostyak, wounded activist Oleg Mikhailik, head of the city organization of the party «people’s Force» and repeatedly spoke out against the current leadership of the city hall.

Investigators considered several possible versions of Commission of this crime, and establishes his motives.