A grandfather from Croatia shot his wife from an ambush when she was leaving church, he received eight years in prison

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The county court in Zagreb wrongfully convicted the 80-year-old Ante Scevic (80) to eight years in prison for attempting to kill his ex-wife, who he shot from an ambush in March 2022 while she was returning from church in the Zagreb neighborhood of Dubrava.

Šćević was sentenced to seven years for attempting to kill his 78-year-old ex-wife, while for endangering the lives of other bystanders he was sentenced to one and a half years in prison and was sentenced to a single prison sentence of eight years, reported "Evening leaf".

According to the indictment, on March 27 of last year around 10:XNUMX a.m., Scevic fired two shots from a gun at his ex-wife while she was leaving the church on the street.

One of the shots hit a woman who was slightly injured, while the second shot damaged the facade of a nearby house and a parked car, and Šćević fled the scene on a bicycle.

The media previously reported that Šćević had previously been reported for domestic violence and that at the time of the murder attempt he had a restraining order against his ex-wife.

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