Police in Moscow detained a man suspected of attempting to assassinate his ex-wife. This was announced on Friday, December 25, to the Moscow City News Agency in the capital’s Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
The department said that investigators found the whereabouts of the 39-year-old suspect and detained him, after which he was taken to the department to establish the circumstances of the incident.
A criminal case was initiated under the articles on attempted murder and illegal storage and carrying of firearms.
According to the investigation, on December 23, near one of the residential buildings on Belovezhskaya Street, a man shot his ex-wife, with whom he was in conflict, in the head. The 44-year-old victim was hospitalized in serious condition. According to REN TV, a bullet punctured her skull and suffered a serious brain injury.
According to the website kp.ru, in the summer the victim filed for divorce after 10 years of marriage, in September the divorce took place. According to the woman’s friend, her ex-husband beat her and broke her ribs and nose. The man tried to return the ex-spouse with flowers and gifts, but realizing that the woman was not ready to resume the relationship, he decided on a crime. He has already admitted his guilt.
On December 23, in Moscow, on Profsoyuznaya Street, an unknown man shot a girl twice. Presumably, 30-year-old Natalia P. was attacked by a fan, whom she had previously refused. The man watched her for about a month before the attack. Metropolitan law enforcement officers are looking for the shooter. A criminal case has been opened into the attack.