I had enough time to get into a line of men and women guarding the entrance to the Press House. Soon, just a few minutes later, a convoy of approaching tanks and three trucks with soldiers appeared. Once they came up to the building, the soldiers quickly lined up and rushed to the door, automatic guns in hand. With their outstretched guns, they pushed us all away from the door, broke the door pane, burst into the building, and quickly barricaded themselves inside. Suddenly water came pouring down from above, straight onto the soldiers going in front of us. One of them fired his tommy-gun at the young man who was pouring the water. A few minutes later the guy Ieft the building bleeding badly, and you could say, with his Ieft cheek missing.

Lithuania, 1991.01.13 : documents, testimonies, comments. - Vilnius : State Publishing Center, 1992, p. 86.