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Erotic salon owner shot dead

Trnava

Unknown gunmen shot and killed Milos Z., the owner of the erotic salon, 'Dallas', in Trnava February 3. His companion, Marián R., was also shot and is currently recovering from multiple gun wounds in Galanta Hospital. Marián R., who has been placed under police protection, reportedly suffered bullet wounds which tore through his stomach and chest, leaving vital organs unharmed.

On the same night, another shooting victim was brought to the Galanta Hospital and was found lying on the floor of the hospital by a doctor. Hospital personnel said that unidentified men in civilian clothing had brought the man to the hospital.

Police have refused to comment, saying that premature publication of any information could hinder the course of the investigation.

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