Deceased participant in Moscow City shootout turned out to be private security firm employee
Earlier, the investigator had asserted at the court that the deceased was a fighter of Rosgvardiya.
After the shooting in the Oko tower of the Moscow City complex, employee of the private security company Platon Koida died, RBC reports citing sources in the Interior Ministry in Moscow and medical circles. Earlier at the trial, the investigator was talking about the death of an employee of Rosgvardiya federal state unitary enterprise Okhrana.
According to sources, Koida received a gunshot wound to the hip, but subsequently refused to be hospitalized.
Earlier, representative of the Moscow ICR Yulia Ivanova said that the deceased was not a law enforcement officer. She claimed that he was the guard of one of the visitors of the complex.
According to RBC sources, two employees of Rosgvardiya were injured in the shootout. One of them, Dmitry Yakobson, received a gunshot wound to the abdominal wall and two vertebrae. He was taken to the Pirogov city hospital. Another fighter of Rosgvardiya, Dmitry Ivanychev, was hospitalized in the Botkin hospital with an ear injury.
One of the arrested participants of the shooting, Eldar Khamidov, was accused of Attempted Murder (Article 30 and Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). According to the investigator, the death of the private security firm employee became the reason for the re-qualification of the charge for Murder article.
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