POLICE are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Friday at a newly opened bar in Larnaca, after it had closed for the night.
According to police reports, around 20 shots were fired with an automatic weapon at around 3.50am outside the bar which is located in Ermou Street, in the centre of Larnaca. The bar’s owner told police he does not suspect anyone.
The bullets, smashed the bar’s front window panes, while several shells were found on site. The bar was closed when the shooting occurred.
The scene was cordoned off by police, while investigations continue
The head of the Larnaca CID Charalambos Zachariou told Larnaca Press that the footage of surveillance cameras located in the area near the bar is being evaluated to identify the perpetrator. There are indications that the shooter may have approached the establishment on foot.