Man Shot Dead Near Downtown Sofia on Christmas EveCrime | December 25, 2014, Thursday // 11:10| views
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A man was shot with a gas pistol and then hit to death with a bottle in Sofia on Wednesday, police say.
The incident unfolded at the Dimitar Petkov market, not far from downtown Sofia, according to Darik Radio.
Police sources suspect the victim was well-known in the neighborhood as a drug addict and pickpocket.
The murder took place at about 22:00 EET (20:00 GMT), as Bulgarians were still celebrating Christmas Eve on December 24.