Three injured in shooting in Ljubljana’s BTC shopping area

Ljubljana – Three persons were injured in a shooting in a bar at the BTC shopping district in Ljubljana on Friday afternoon, police said. Two were injured with fire arms and the third sustained a blow with an object. All three were taken to hospital, but their lives are said not to be in danger.

The unknown perpetrators fled from the scene of the crime and have not yet been traced down, the Ljubljana Police Department told the STA.

The investigation into the incident is still ongoing, so the police could not provide more information. The motive of the crime remains unclear.

According to private broadcaster POP TV, several shots were heard at the bar, scaring other clients with some thinking a shooting spree was going on.

Witnesses also told POP TV that pepper spray was used, with several dozen police officers soon arrived at the scene.