Moscow: man from Baku detained for shooting

Moscow: man from Baku detained for shooting

A criminal case has been initiated under article Hooliganism.

The Moscow police arrested 25-year-old man from Baku, who had been firing in the air from a Kalashnikov rifle on Baumanskaya Street, as reported by Moskva Agency with reference to a law enforcement source.

The incident occurred late on November 11. People living in a building on Baumanskaya Street heard shootings and called the police. The officers suspected two men standing near an Infiniti QX56: 25-year-old man from Baku and 30-year-old man from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The policemen seized a dummy rifle from the trunk (it could only fire blanks), a 9-cartridge magazine, ten cartridge casings and a box of ammunition of 7.62 mm × 39 mm.

Police officers found that the man from Baku did the firing from the dummy Kalashnikov. He had not been detained until today, November 14, but later he was released on bail. A criminal case has been initiated under Art. 213 of the Criminal Code (Hooliganism).

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