As reported by Censor.NET citing Ruslan Forostiak, an advisor for Odesa region police chief, a police officer also received gunshot wound in a gunfight.
Commenting the incident to 112 Ukraine TV channel, he said that the police arrived at the location to apprehend the suspect who was reportedly hiding there. Showing fierce resistance, the perpetrator wounded a police officer.
"The perpetrator died on the spot after the police used lethal force," he said.
Forostiak added that the arrest warrant was issued against suspect under part 4 of article 296 of Ukraine’s Criminal Code (malicious hooliganism).
Local resident Yuri Prazdnikov posted footage of the incident on the social media.
Attention! The following footage contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is strongly advised!