Scudetto in Naples: Shooting at party, one dead
Scudetto in Naples: Shooting at party, one dead and 3 injured. Prefect: "an event not related to celebration"
1 dead after a 26-year-old man opened fire on Napoli’s night of celebrations as Napoli won their third Serie A title, media reported on Friday.
Three others were injured in the same incident in the southern Italian city.
His name is Vincenzo Costanzo, 26, a resident of Ponticelli, the man who died last night at the Cardarelli Hospital in Naples after being injured – during the celebration of the Napoli championship – already known to the police in Piazza Voltarno.
After news of the death, people believed to be close to the victim stormed the Cardarelli emergency room.
In the square where Costanzo was shot, three others were probably wounded. A 26-year-old woman from Portici in the province of Naples came to Pellegrini Hospital. He was wounded in the ankle, possibly by a gunshot. Discharge, with a prognosis of 10 days. Instead, a 24-year-old man from Ponticelli, the same neighborhood as the victim, arrived at Villa Betania Hospital. He was wounded in the right hip, also by a bullet, and was discharged with a prognosis of 15 days. The same goes for the 20-year-old from Ponticelli.
According to the Carabinieri, one of the most accepted hypotheses is that all were injured in the same place, where Costanzo (Piazza Voltarno) was allegedly also injured. It is not yet clear whether these were fired randomly during celebrations or instead of a targeted operation.
In Naples, a 49-year-old man was injured in his hand, possibly by a fireworks explosion in the San Carlo Arena area during Napoli’s championship celebrations. He was taken to Pellegrini Hospital. A 19-year-old, in the same hospital, reported damage to some phalanxes from a firework explosion. Incidents in the province of Naples, in Crispano.
The death of a man in Naples “has nothing to do with the celebration, it’s not connected to the celebration”. Claudio Palomba, prefect of Naples, said this on SkyTG24’s microphone.
“What I want to underline is that the Neapolitans feel responsible: yesterday there was a traffic ban and it was basically observed. There were gates with men from the police guarding them. The organization machine works “, concluded the prefect.
Be careful not to give the wrong message”. The mayor of Naples, Gaetano Manfredi, spoke about the person killed in the night on Radio Anchio in Radiono. “This death that happened is linked to a dynamic that has nothing to do with the party. This is a person who has a significant criminal record. It is probably a settlement of accounts which chance parties found. The episode has a completely different frame.”
A 20-year-old girl is hospitalized in Frattamaggiore, in the province of Naples, code red with head trauma and cerebral hemorrhage, life-threatening. The young woman was run over while she was with three others during Napoli’s championship celebrations.
For reasons still under investigation, a man in a Fiat Stilo impacted the sidewalk adjacent to the external perimeter wall of the Carabinieri barracks in Casoria through PO XII, investing four people who were walking. The man then abandoned the vehicle to flee on foot. An immediate investigation by the police, who analyzed the footage from the video surveillance system, led to the identification and reporting of the man.
It is 43 years old from Casoria. The four, aged between 20 and 31, were transferred to the Cardarelli Hospital in Naples, San Giovanni di Dio in Frattamaggiore and Villa dei Fiori in Acerra. The Fiat Stilo – duly insured – was impounded.