February 03, 2014 14:22
Criminal case opened based on Moscow school shooting - Markin (Part 2)
MOSCOW. Feb 3 (Interfax) - A criminal case has been opened based on three articles of the Russian Criminal Code in connection with the incident in Moscow School N263, Investigations Committee official Vladimir Markin told Interfax.
"A criminal case has been opened based on Articles 206 (hostage-taking), 105 (murder), and 317 (attempted murder of law enforcement officials) of the Russian Criminal Code," Markin said.
According to information possessed by the investigators, a high school student of School N263 came to the school with weapons around noon on Monday. A security guard tried to stop him, but he racked the slide on the gun.
"The security guard managed to press the alarm button and led the young man to the biology room, where Grade 10 students were located. On his way there, the shooter wounded a teacher, who later died," Markin said.
"When police officers came to the school, the shooter opened fire in their direction, wounding one of them and killing the second," Markin said.
All hostages have now been released and the shooter has been detained, Markin said.
"A group of operatives have begun working on this case. Investigations Committee Chairman Alexander Bastrykin has come to the site," Markin said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
October 22, 2014
Slovakia in talks with Russia on building gas interconnectors with Poland, Hungary (Part 2)
Daily Headline News for October 22, 2014
New chum salmon farm starts operating on Kuril islands
JOGMEC prospecting for rare metals in Uzbekistan
Russia to air view on future intl forces' presence in Afghanistan after NATO report - Gatilov
NOVAK: RUSSIA, SLOVAKIA AGREE TO SIGN CONTRACT ON OIL DELIVERIES BEFORE YEAR-END
UkrOboronProm in talks with U.S. firm ATK over new ammunition plant
Novatek requests changes to licensing requirements at several fields
Moody's confident Russian non-financial corporates will meet 2015 debt maturities
Ukraine arranging security zones along borders with Donetsk People's Republic, Luhansk People's Republic
U.S. hopes Ukrainian election will be free from violence and intimidation
EuroChem's Terje Bakken joins management board
Lithuania places EUR1 bln in 12-yr notes at 2.322% pa