Nizhnevartovsk: chase and shooting from Kalashnikov
The shooters injured the driver of Nissan X-trail. He is currently hospitalized.
Unknown staged a chase and opened fire in Nizhnevartovsk. Armed disassembly occurred around 09:50 at Omskaya street. Near lyceum №2 unknown on VAZ-2109 caught and opened fire on Nissan X-trail. Driver of foreign car 43-year-old Andrey P. was injured, he received a gunshot wound in the chest; the man lost control, causing Nissan X-trail collided with parked cars, hit a fence and rolled over. Pedestrians helped the injured to get out of the SUV. Arrived emergency car hospitalized Andrey P. in a medical institution; except the gunshot wound there were diagnosed a fracture, head injury and a bruised lung.
The attackers managed to escape from the scene. Currently, law enforcement authorities are searching for gunmen. Note that the media give contradictory information about criminals' car. Life indicates that gunmen move on a gray Hyundai Solaris, and the regional network edition gorod3466.ru writes that unknown shoot from VAZ-2109. Eyewitnesses specify that at the scene there are around 15 shells. Ura.ru sources in law enforcement bodies report that, according to preliminary data, attackers fire from Kalashnikov assault rifle equipped with a muzzle blast suppressor.
The press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs has not yet reported official details and causes of the incident.
Meanwhile, as a result of shooting there are no casualties and victims among bystanders. However, several bullets ended up in a number of buildings. So, one of the bullets hit the window of a residential apartment at Omskaya Street, the other - in the third-floor window of the school, another - in the social center Kardeya.
Since early February, there has been a preventive operation of the National Police of Ukraine in cooperation with the border and migration services called ‘Migrant’. Its aim is to identify and expel thieves in law and foreign crime lords out of the country.