A elder and two brothers 5 and 10 years old are dead after being hit by several shots of gun shot by an attacker in a public park in via degli Astri a Colle Romito, residential consortium of Ardea, a small town on the coast south of Roma. From what emerged it seems that around 11 on Sunday morning a 34-year-old man with gods psychic problems opened fire on the three, for reasons unknown at the moment, then walked away and then barricaded himself in an apartment where a negotiator.
At first, the mayor of Ardea Mario Savarese had spoken of a “futile quarrel”, but according to what was reconstructed in the following hours it seems that the two children were playing a few tens of meters from home and the elderly, 74 years old, passed in bike when man opened fire. “All the people involved are residents of the consortium, including the person who shot – said Savarese – I have provided all the necessary information to the police, I hope it will be caught as soon as possible”. At the moment it does not appear no link between the three victims and the murderer. The killer – according to investigators – would have opened fire first on the children and then on the elderly. The mayor then explained that there is a “Family relationship” between the aggressor and the children.
The carabinieri of the company of Anzio and Pomezia they intervened following numerous reports and searches for the attacker started, until they identified him. The attacker is currently barricaded in a villa inside Colle Romito: the man – as confirmed by the president of the consortium – is armed and the carabinieri broke into the house after 3 hours of waiting. On the spot, a negotiation specialist had also arrived to try to make the man give up, barricaded in the small complex. But the killer never answered. The negotiators are with the mother man tried to have a contact with the son through phone. The raid was triggered when the carabinieri arrived on the spot special intervention groups. A drone flew over the house and a helicopter landed in the back, while i fire fighters they disconnected gas e light from the area, reportedly.
“The first to fail was the youngest, then unfortunately the second child was also missing – wrote the Regional Health Councilor in a note Alessio D’Amato – The operators intervened on the spot have used all possible efforts to save the victims with repeated resuscitation attempts, but the situation appeared immediately compromised. I am deeply shocked by what happened and I express all my regret and heartfelt condolences to my family and to the entire community of Ardea which today is in terrible mourning for this tragedy ”.