Photo of suspect in judoka Kushnir’s murder in Togliatti appeared
The police report that suspect Elshan Galhirmanov may be injured.
The police have established the identity of a suspect in the murder of Togliatti judoka Yevgeny Kushnir, reports 63.ru. The publication has published a photo of the man.
Elshan Gakhirmanov, a 31-year-old native of one of the neighboring republics, is suspected of the athelete’s murder, the Samara region Department of the Russian Interior Ministry reported. According to police, the man is in Avtozavodsky district of Togliatti and may be injured.
Master of Sports of Russia in judo Yevgeny Kushnir died June 24 during a fight in a cafe in central Togliatti. Stab wounds in the back and head were found on the athlete’s body. TltGorod website reported that the judoka had been shot with a traumatic pistol.
The police found out about the scuffle in the cafe after one of the victims was taken to hospital. The man had stab and gunshot wounds. The suspect in the attack on the victim has been detained.
According to investigators, the fight occurred as a result of a conflict due to debts not refunded by the victim. It was also reported that the fight had begun during a criminal skirmish.