Two shot, one beaten, on Crete

Police in Rethymno, Crete, over the weekend were investigating the shooting of two people by a 30-year-old man who allegedly took offense when questioned over comments made at a young woman.

The 30-year-old shot and injured a man aged 50 and a woman aged 47, relatives of the unnamed girl, when they demanded explanations from him.

In a separate incident in Iraklio, also on Crete, a 46-year-old man was being questioned on Saturday in regards to allegations that he severely beat a 16-year-old.

The reasons behind the attack were not immediately known, while police officers who conducted a search of the 46-year-old’s residence discovered a double-barrelled shotgun and six hunting rifles, among other findings.

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