One seriously injured in armed attack in Istanbul

ISTANBUL: A woman was injured in an armed attack in Istanbul’s Umraniye district on Tuesday.

The incident took place at around 1 p.m. in Istiklal neighborhood. Reportedly, Bahattin Esen, 55, had an economic loss over a disagreement with Berrin Karaca, 54, on renewal of license of his workplace. Esen came across with Karaca on the street and began to argue with her. The man later shot Karaca and escaped the scene quickly.

The woman was taken to the hospital and reported to be in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Esen gave in to the police and confessed his guilt.