Rustavi, Georgia – Four people were tragically killed, and another injured in a shooting at a market in the city of Rustavi, located in the southeastern part of Georgia, according to the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The authorities have detained and identified the shooter, revealing that the shooter’s uncle was among the deceased. The injured person was the shooter’s cousin, who was promptly taken to the hospital for treatment, as stated by the ministry.
It was reported by a local TV channel that the shooter had been working in the market alongside his relatives and that they had a conflict leading up to the shooting.
The incident has shaken the community, raising concerns about the safety and security of public spaces in the city. The motive behind the shooting is still under investigation, and authorities are urging anyone with information to come forward.
The shooting serves as a tragic reminder of the ongoing issue of gun violence in Georgia and the need for effective measures to prevent such senseless acts in the future. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families as they navigate this difficult time.
As the investigation unfolds, the community is coming together to support one another and address the underlying issues that may have contributed to this tragic event. It is crucial for authorities to work diligently to ensure justice is served and to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.