Case of hooliganism opened against Kursk police officer that shot at children
Viktor Kosarev will be fired from the police on adverse grounds.
A criminal case on Hooliganism (Art. 213 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) was initiated against a Kursk police officer that shot a traumatic weapon in the direction of children who were playing by his car, the press service of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Kursk region reports. The policeman is the main suspect in the case.
According to investigators, drunk Kosarev threatened a child, who accidentally hit his car with a ball, with a pistol. According to eyewitnesses, he threatened the children "to shoot the legs and then kill them." After that, Kosarev fired a pistol into the air.
The shooter will also be fired from the service on adverse grounds, reported the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs. The department considered the actions of the police officer discrediting the honor of an employee of the internal affairs bodies.