Gunman exchanges shots with police in Chania at drug rehab centre

8 May 2017
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Police in Chania, Crete are on alert as an armed man has reportedly broken into a drug rehabilitation facility (OKANA) in the area of the town’s old psychiatric ward. There have been reports of gun shots being heard, while he purportedly shouted that he was injured in the leg. The pistol-wielding man started shouting dnd hurling threats against three service employees won are in the building with him. He was reportedly protesting in despair as he claims to have a 5 children and the council has decided to tear a small kiosk he operates in the Venetian port of Chania, which he says is his only source of income. The man exchanged shots with police officers when they attempted to approach the building he had entered.

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