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Ukraine city honors slain mayor with sharpshooting contest

Oct. 3, 2013 at 4:40 PM

FEODOSIYA, Ukraine, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A Ukrainian city's tribute for its late mayor, who was shot and killed during the summer, involved a sharpshooting contest.

Officials in Feodosiya, located on the country's Crimean Peninsula, held a sharpshooting contest in the memory of Mayor Oleksandr Bartenev, 57, who was shot in the back with a shotgun by an unidentified assailant during the summer, RIA Novosti/Korrespondent.net reported Thursday.

Bartenev died in a hospital following three surgeries.

The winner of the sharpshooting competition was given a bicycle.

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