In St. Petersburg, police shot the driver of the car, which was a former fighter. About it reports to “Fontanka”.

According to the publication, early in the morning on August 12 at the upland street outfit patrol service stopped a VAZ, who was riding with the lights off. When viewed from the car, police found a bundle under the hood. At this point, the driver slammed the hood of a police major on the head and ran into the yards.

In pursuit of him rushed a second Lieutenant. When he caught up with the fugitive, he attacked the police and started to take away guns. The Lieutenant fired three shots at the suspect, as a result, he died from his injuries.

the Assailant was a 28-year-old native of Dagestan, convicted for illegal sale of firearms and participation in illegal armed groups. In a parcel, which he began to run, the experts found two sawed-off hunting shotguns and rifles Mosina.

Russia’s Investigative Committee conducts a review into the use of service weapons by squad of patrol-guard service.