Gülizar Özkurt (51) suffered injuries to his eyes and lips as a result of the gunshot thrown in the street in Sultangazi. These moments were reflected on the building’s security cameras every second.
The incident happened yesterday in Sultangazi Uğur Mumcu district around 12:30 p.m. Gülizar Özkurt, 51, returned home after shopping, was hit by a sparkler thrown in the street by Mahmut Ali (15), who learned to be a Syrian national. Gülizar Özkurt suffered eye injuries from the sparkler that exploded the moment she arrived on the street from her house and her lip exploded. To help the injured Özkurt, Mahmut Ali, who threw the firecracker, came with the citizens of the region. The citizens trying to calm Özkurt informed the police and medical teams. Özkurt’s relatives also came to the scene to hear the news. Ozkurt’s older sister Mahmut Ali, who saw her injured sister, reacted and attacked. With that, Ali left the scene. The teams that came to the scene were taken to Özkurt, Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital after the first intervention. We learned that the injured Özkürt is in good health.
Police teams opened an investigation into the incident, grabbed Mahmut Ali, who had left the scene, and quickly arrested him. Ali’s operations at the security office continue.