Intoxicated officer shoots two dead

  • 1999-04-01
RIGA (BNS) - An off-duty security police officer shot two people dead and wounded three others in a bar in the town of Jelgava in the early hours of March 27.Dairis Filipovs was detained by police shortly after the shootings in Jelgava, some 40 kilometers southwest of Riga. Police said he was extremely intoxicated at the time of the shootings.Interior Ministry State Secretary Andris Staris said that Filipovs had been unable to give coherent answers to questions by the police for several hours after the incident. It took nearly 24 hours for him to emerge from his stupor.Interior Ministry off...
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