Upon instruction of Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin, the Nizhny Novgorod Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee has initiated the transfer of criminal cases and probe materials on delinquent activities engaging a group of minors in Meshchera Lake block of Kanavinsky district of Nizhny Novgorod, from the agency of inquiry to the Regional Directorate.
Following that, the Nizhny Novgorod Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia has accepted the criminal cases and materials for a due investigation, during which other episodes of the criminal activity of the minors will also be identified.
According to the investigation, the group of teenagers had attacked the director of the Lucky Purchase store and her husband. Moreover, using a stolen traumatic pistol, the group had repeatedly shot at residents and passing cars on the streets of the Meshchera Lake block, following which one of the passers-by had been wounded in the leg. It was also established that the minors had regularly consumed alcohol and committed administrative violations.