Turkish Police deploy to Beyoglu district, Istanbul, after shooting incident wounds several people in area


Shooting incident wounds several people in Beyoglu District, Istanbul, Paralel.Az reports citing Turkish media.

Police and medical teams have deployed to the site of a shooting incident in the Beyoglu District of Istanbul April 13.

The shooting reportedly occurred on Etibank Street and wounded several people; at least one person has died from gunshot wounds. Multiple suspects fled the scene following the shooting.

Police have cordoned off the site of the shooting and launched a search for the suspects.

Lingering heightened security measures and consequent disruptions to transport and business are likely in the affected area over the coming hours.