Thessaloniki man dies of gunshot wound, shooter at large

TAGS: Crime

A 66-year-old man who was shot at close range while getting into his car in the district of Toumba in Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon died of his injuries on Saturday morning.

The victim, who had been arrested in the past on drug-related charges, was hospitalized on Friday after being shot in the leg by an unidentified assailant.

The gunmen shot the 66-year-old at close range before fleeing on foot, according to police who were seeking him over the weekend.