Alert to U.S. Citizens: Shooting incident near the Beresteiska metro station

There is currently a heavy presence of police around Beresteiska metro station, particularly Nyvky Park.  There are reports of a possible shooting in the area of Beresteiska Metro Station and police are searching for a suspect in the crime.  Please refrain from walking near this area until further notice.  The suspect is said to be male, tall with red hair, and dressed in camouflage clothing.

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Best Regards,

American Citizen Services, Consular Section