A 43-year-old jeweller, shot in his store in the Athens district of Kato Patissia at noon on Thursday, was in critical condition at an Athens hospital.
According to police, two people appeared at the jewellery store as customers, but the owner did not open the door and they smashed the glass pane at the entrance and rushed in.

The owner then sounded the alarm, the perpetrators shot him three times with a pistol and fled the scene without taking anything with them.

It was ascertained that he has three bullet wounds, one of which close to his heart.