Croatia: Police officer wounded in shooting in St. Mark's Square

Croatia: Police officer wounded in shooting in St. Mark's Square

Croatia: Police officer wounded in shooting in St. Mark's Square Izvor: N1

A police officer was wounded in a shooting that happened in Zagreb's St. Mark's Square on Monday morning, the police have confirmed.

The police have said that they have found the man matching the description of the perpetrator, and that he has committed suicide.

"The person has committed suicide. Police are working on establishing the circumstances of the event," the police said.

 Police spokeswoman Marina Mandic has confirmed to state agency Hina that the police officer was wounded around 8 a.m. and that he was given medical help.

Sources in the government have said that the police officer works as a personal protection officer for government members and that at the time of the incident the prime minister was not in the government offices.

St. Mark's Square is where the parliament and government buildings as well as the Constitutional Court are located.

This story is breaking and will be updated.

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