Suspected criminal offenses Water jet driver shot from another water jet in Virra – police search for suspected shooter in attempt to kill

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

Water jet the driver was shot last Saturday from another water jet in Virra, Pirkanmaa. Police are investigating the case as a suspected attempted murder.

The shooter is out of reach so far. The reason for the shooting is also unclear.

“We have heard from the victim and the cottagers in the area. The victim has said that the situation has come as a complete surprise to him, ”says the director of investigation, the crime commissioner Veli-Pekka Välisaari.

Police announced on Monday that he had been given a mission to Virrat in which a man over the age of 40 who had been jet skiing had been shot in the left hand from another jet ski.

According to police, the shooting took place on Saturday at 2 pm on the west bank of Virtain Toisvesi, north of the Herraskylä canal.

According to police, the victim was able to drive to the beach himself. He himself made a report to the emergency center.

From the beach he was transported to the hospital for treatment. According to police, the injury he received is not life-threatening.

Police do not know who shot the man and what kind of weapon it was.

Suspect the shooter drove a blue jet of water and left the scene in the direction of Virta. He was wearing a red vest. According to police, the jet shower rose upwardly curved.

Police ask the public for any observations on the case. Tips can be reported by e-mail to or by phone at 0295 445 306.



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