Murdered judoist Evgeny Kushnir could fell victim to criminal clash
The 27-year-old athlete was shot dead from a traumatic weapon.
The master of sports of Russia in judo, Evgeny Kushnir, died in Tolyatti, colleagues of a 27-year-old athlete reported in social networks. Details of the Kushnir's death are not revealed in the official reports.
TltGorod reports citing its sources that the judo fighter had been shot dead with a traumatic pistol. According to the portal, Kushnir's friend was hospitalized with multiple stab wounds. It is reported that men could become victims of a criminal clash in the center of Togliatti.
Familiar of Kushnir told the site 63.ru that he was not a part of the criminal world. According to their version, he could die, standing up for his friends.
The coach of Kushnir, the vice-president of the Judo Federation of the Samara region, Pavel Zavyalov, said that the athlete had never participated in the showdown.
“I can say that the rumors that he was shot dead on the gathering are false. He was a very noble man,” said the coach.
The police establish the circumstances of the incident.