A shootout with the police and the serious injury of a criminal attempt ended in an armed robbery and a supermarket hostage seizure in Greece, according to the Athens News Agency.
On Saturday night at My Market store in the area of north Athens, Kamatero went armed with a gun and a man at gunpoint, she tried to withdraw money from the cash register. However, someone called the police, and very quickly arrived at the scene patrol from the group of immediate response.
Police surrounded the store, in which there were a lot of people, and called on the offender to surrender, but he grabbed the girl-serving supermarket and tried to use as a hostage and under its cover to escape. The girl managed to escape, after which the offender started a gunfight with police.
In the shootout offender was seriously injured in the chest and abdomen, the victims among employees and customers do not have a supermarket.
The gunman, according to preliminary data, a Greek at the age of 40 years, he was hospitalized in serious condition.
Investigation of the case is engaged in the security service of Attica.