Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, has reportedly been shot at an art gallery in Ankara. His condition is unknown. He was immediately transported to a local hospital. According to reports, several others were injured in the attack, which comes as protests are taking place in the country over Russia’s involvement in the Syrian civil war. CNN Turk reported that shots could still be heard from the area where Karlov was taken down.

Russian Ambassador Andrey shot in gallery, photo by Hürriyet photojournalist Haşim Kılıç.