A Norwegian-Serbian man (27) from south-Eastern norway was in Serbia to celebrate the new year, when the tragic incident took place.
He sat together with a woman (21) in a car in a parking lot outside a café by the river in the area of Ada Huja, when the by 07 time began the first new year's day arose a quarrel with a previously punished Serbian man (23).
There shall have occurred a quarrel before the perpetrator opened fire, according to the Serbian media. The English-Serbian man was hit in the head. His condition is still critical.
It must have been the same sphere, which then hit the woman. She was slightly injured. According to NRK, she was hit in the chest. The café was at this time closed, but the police have questioned rengjøringspersonalet that should have been in the premises. It was the employees who alerted the police having heard gunshots from the parking lot.- Attempted raped
After the shooting to the woman have been forced into gjerningspersonens car. She should have lost consciousness. When she came to herself she will have discovered that the perpetrator had taken her to a cheap hotel, reports Serbian media on Friday.
In the interrogation she explained that the perpetrator tried to rape her at the hotel.
After a several hours long nightmare, should the perpetrator have thrown the woman out of the car and downhill a slope. The woman received treatment at an emergency room.Charged with attempted murder
The alleged offender is 23 years of age, and is known to police for serious crime both in Serbia and abroad from the past. He is charged with assault with intent to kill.
Serbian police blocked several roads in the hunting of the man.
Embassy in Belgrade is in contact with the next of kin. The foreign service, can't comment on further details in the follow up of an ongoing konsulærsak, said pressevakt Guri Solberg in UD to Dagbladet on Thursday.
- We have no new information in the case today. It is the authorities in Serbia which is responsible for the investigation, " says Solberg on Friday.
the Newspaper has tried to get a comment from the Serbian police Friday night, with no luck.