First hearing concluded for Bosnia Gunman

An initial hearing has concluded against Mevlid Jasarevic, who opened fire on the US embassy in Sarajevo last Friday.

The hearing on Sunday is the first step in the prosecution of Jasarevic, who opened fire on the American embassy intermittently for half an hour with an AK-47 assault rifle. He was finally disabled when a Bosnian police sniper shot him in the ankle. There were no fatalities, but Jasarevic, 23, from Novi Pazar in Serbia, wounded a Bosnian police officer, Mirsad Velic.

During questioning Jasarevic laid out his defence, and the prosecutor conducting the investigation will on Monday motion the court to place him in 30 days detention.

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