Off-duty policeman shoots and kills colleague

NOVI SAD -- A man was shot and killed last night in a cafe in downtown Novi Sad, while another person was lightly injured.

The entrance to the Tapas Bar (Tanjug)
The entrance to the Tapas Bar (Tanjug)

The local Radio 021 is reporting that that both the victim and his killer were off-duty policemen, who were working as security at the cafe, the Tapas Bar, at the time of the incident.

The shooter, identified as M.R, attempted to commit suicide after he killed his colleague, "but other employees prevented him."

According to reports, M.R. still managed to fire a bullet, which then hit a passerby in the stomach.

The police are yet to make any official statement regarding the incident.