Man from Saratov Region charged with killing karate coach and attempted murder of two

The Saratov Region investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee have charged a 45-year-old resident of the town of Saratov with murder of a karate coach and attempted murder of two people committed by a generally dangerous way (paragraph “f” of part 2 of article 105 of the RF Penal Code, part 3 of article 30, paragraphs “a” and “f” of part 2 of article 105).

According to investigators, in the evening of 30 November 2015, a 45-year-old father of one of the trainees who had a conflict with her coach entered the gymnasium and opened fire from a PM gun which he had illegally bought and kept, and then fled the scene. The coach was killed on the spot. Besides, the man wounded two victim’s relatives. The two men survived thanks to timely rendered medical aid. They are now in a hospital.

In addition, the investigators are looking into where and when the accused had bought and kept the gun and ammunition (part 1 of article 222 of the RF Penal Code).

At present the investigators continue interrogations, searches, forensic examinations, demanding documents relevant for the investigation. The investigation is ongoing. 

10 December 2015 11:54

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