Acireale, carabiniere injured in the brawl at first communions: the child’s paternal grandfather in prison, 5 other precautionary measures

According to investigators it was the paternal grandfather to shoot a gunshot against the Deputy Brigadier Sebastiano Giovanni Grasso, seriously injuring him, during the quarrel that broke out on 5 September last year Acireale for seating in the church during the first communion ceremony. This is the conclusion reached by the investigations conducted by the carabinieri of the provincial command of Catania that they have this morning arrested the man and notified five other precautionary measures with obligation of presentation to the judicial police towards as many people held responsible for aggravated brawl in competition. The grandfather is accused of attempted murder and illegal carrying of a firearm: according to the reconstructions, it was he who fired at the soldier who had intervened to quell the fight even if free from service and present in the same church for the communion of his son .

The carabinieri of Acireale have, among other things, examined theand video surveillance images of the Church in via Santa Maria degli Ammalati, as well as those present in the square in front and managed to reconstruct the two distinct moments in which the brawl took place. Initially, in fact, all the recipients of the precautionary measure were in the church, where the first communion of the child of the former spouses was in progress. Shortly before the start, for reasons attributable to the allocation of seats (in particular, the father of the child positioned by the organizers in the front row with the new partner, while the ex-wife in the last places), the maternal grandfather and uncle, began to argue with the paternal grandfather, passing to the hands despite the presence, among other things, of numerous children.

At the end of the celebration, the paternal grandfather had contacted the carabinieri asking to be accompanied from the church to his car because he feared for his safety. However, upon the arrival of the military, another discussion was born, which soon resulted in a real brawl. The carabinieri, to which the deputy brigadier Grasso had joined in the meantime, also present at the ceremony with his son, had intervened to quell the brawl, but theThe paternal grandfather fired a gunshot hitting the soldier at head height intervened.

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