Shooting in Split: Three Shot Dead, Two Arrested

By 11 January 2020

A shooting took place in Split this afternoon in which three people died. Two people have now been arrested. As Index reports on the 11th of January, 2020, one of those arrested is apparently the brother of one of the now dead individuals. There is no information about the other person who has been arrested at the moment, but it could be a second shooter.

Dalmatinski portal announced at 17:15 that the Split shooter had been arrested, however, there was no confirmation of this at the time.

"We cannot confirm this information," the police briefly told Index. "All available forces are out in the field. We're working intensively on the case and taking all the necessary measures," they went on to assure. Not even an Index source close to the police was able to confirm this unofficial information at the time.

One person has definitely arrested, however. He was taken by police van for questioning. As was later learned and as previously stated, this is the brother of one of the victims of the shooting, who is now dead.

The police state that an alert is still in effect and had previously warned Split residents to remain indoors.

"According to the first information from the field, the perpetrator is a man dressed in black, is in possession of a weapon and is heading towards Marjan. We'd like to ask all residents to leave the streets and if they see the person to contact the police immediately. All of our personnel are out there searching for the perpetrator,'' state the police in a warning that was issued earlier on.

Please stay tuned as more will follow as the situation unfolds.