In Perm Region, a local citizen, suspected of murder and attempted murder committed out of malicious motives and encroachment on a life of a law enforcement officer, arrested

The Perm Regional Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation continues investigation of a probe into a 50-year-old Perm citizen under Paragraph I of Part 2 of Article 105 (murder committed out of malicious motives); Part 3 of Article 30, Paragraphs A, I of Part 2 of Article 105 (attempted murder of two persons committed out of malicious motives); and Article 317 (encroachment on a life of law enforcement officer) of the Criminal Code of Russia. Upon investigative motion, the court ruled to put the suspect in custody. He will be charged in the coming days.

According to the investigation, in the early morning of December 4, 2019, the suspect, being under the influence of alcohol, armed himself with a hunting gun he possessed illegally and opened fire in his apartment in Ordzhonikidzevsky District of Perm. Following that, he went outside and wounded a man and inflicted a fatal injury on a woman with his shooting. Apart from that, he inflicted a gunshot wound to a Perm private security department officer .

To date, investigators have examined the crime scenes, including the suspect's apartment, using advanced forensic equipment, seized and studied video records from cameras located on buildings near the accident scene; the arranged forensic examinations are being carried out. Investigators are questioning witnesses and victims and carrying out other investigative activities aimed to collect and prove evidence. The criminal investigation is ongoing.