National Guard fighter wounded in firefight in Moscow City dies in hospital

National Guard fighter wounded in firefight in Moscow City dies in hospital
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Such statement was made by an investigator during the court session.

Fighter of Rosgvardiya (Federal National Guard) wounded during the firefight in Oko tower of the Moscow City complex died in hospital. An investigator declared it at a court session, where the question of election of a measure of restraint to the defendant in the case over shooting in the skyscraper was considered.

The investigator specified that the victim died prior to the hearing. The second wounded fighter of Rosgvardiya is under observation of doctors. He managed to identify the defendant.

To recall, the firefight happened during the celebration of anniversary of criminal leader of Izmaylovskaya organized criminal group Dmitry Pavlov known as Pavlik on November 17. According to one of the versions, the conflict took place between Rosgvardiya fighter protecting the hero of the anniversary and protection of ‘authoritative’ businessman Gavril Yushvaev (Garik Makhachkala) who came around for a holiday. The shooting started because of Yushvaev’s Maybach parked on a red carpet. The driver refused to move the car.

Rosgvardiya insists that their employees appeared on site of the incident by accident and interfered with the conflict though could have ignored it.

During the firefight six people have suffered. The Investigative Committee of Russia initiated a criminal case over Attempted Murder (part 3 of Art. 30, Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Within this case six suspects are detained.

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