Police shoots, wounds suspected Gülenist former police chief

An Ankara police has shot and wounded a former police chief who is being sought over his alleged connections with the Fetullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) after he disobeyed the police's orders to stop. 

Arif Aygün was previously expelled from his job with a state of emergency decree for his alleged links to followers of Fethullah Gülen, who is believed to have been the mastermind behind the failed July 15, 2016, coup attempt.

Aygün gave himself away at a notary office near the Çankaya Turan Güneş Boulevard. 

One of the employees at the notary realized that Aygün was under a search warrant and immediately notified officials. 

Once the police came to the notary premises, Aygün disobeyed the stop warnings and tried to flee the scene, in which the police later fired 10 shots at him, injuring his leg. 

Aygün was taken to the Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital.

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