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Man identified as Rom dies after police shootout

Officers say car refused to stop at roadblock near Naples

08 November, 10:54
Man identified as Rom dies after police shootout

(ANSA) - Naples, November 8 - A man who police have identified as "most likely Rom" died after he was shot on the outskirts of Naples when the car he was in ran a police roadblock Thursday.

Police said a shootout began after the car the man was in allegedly refused to stop when it reached a police blockade.

Shortly after the shooting, the man was left at the Giugliano hospital in Naples, where he died from gunshot wounds.

Police said that approximately 10 family have members arrived at the hospital from the nearby Ponte Riccio Roma camp following the death of the man, as of yet unidentified by authorities.

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