A suspect has been arrested in Serbia's second mass shooting in 2 days

A suspect has been arrested in Serbia
# 05 May 2023 11:45 (UTC +04:00)

Serbian police said they have arrested a suspect in a drive-by shooting attack that killed at least eight and wounded 14, the nation's second such mass shooting in two days, APA reports citing Wisconsin Public Radio.

In a statement, police said that the man, identified by initials U.B., was arrested early Friday near the central Serbian town of Kragujevac, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) south of Belgrade.

The arrest followed an all-night search by hundreds of police, who sealed off an area south of Belgrade where the shooting took place late Thursday.

Serbian Interior Minister Bratislav Gasic called Thursday's drive-by shootings "a terrorist act,".

Hundreds of special police and helicopter units, as well as ambulances, were sent to the area, which has been sealed off as police search for the attacker.