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Two Shot and Killed Outside Gay Bar in Suspected Hate Crime

Author: Alex Cooper

A gunman killed two people and injured another in front of the Teplaren bar in Bratislava, Slovakia, Wednesday night.

The country’s prime minister said the suspect was a “radicalized teenager.”

On Twitter, Prime Minister Eduard Heger wrote, “I strongly condemn a murder of two young people shot dead in Bratislava last night by a radicalized teenager.”

He added, “No form of white supremacy, racism, and extremism against communities, [including] LGBTI, can be tolerated. We will fight [disinformation] channels spreading hate [and] protect minorities.”

The suspect was found dead on Thursday. Police said he died by suicide, according to Reuters. Authorities explained that he had used a gun registered to a relative in the attack.

The victims have been identified by authorities as 23-year-old Matus H. and 26-year-old Juraj V.

Authorities have asked local communities to be patient as they investigate the motive behind the attack, including if it was a hate crime, Reuters reports.

The third victim, thought to be a bar staff member, is recovering in the hospital, according to the

Original Article on The Advocate
Author: Alex Cooper

My name is David but my online nick almost everywhere is Altabear. I'm a web developer, graphic artist and outspoken human rights (and by extension, mens rights) advocate. Married to my gorgeous husband for 10 years, together for 24 and living with our partner of 1.5 years, in beautiful Edmonton, Canada.

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