On August 26, around midnight, a shootout occurred in Artashat. The press service of the Armenian Police has told ArmInfo that 51-year-old resident of Artashat Abraham Poghosyan was taken to the local hospital with gunshot wounds. Poghosyan was unable to give testimony.
A criminal case has been instituted under Article 34-104 (attempted murder) and Article 235 (illicit possession of arms and ammunition) of the Armenian Criminal Code. Investigation is underway.