Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Police: 29-year-old unemployed man shot people at a bus stop

BelaPAN

Minsk police revealed the details of the shooting that happened on June 22 at a bus stop near "Partyzanskaya" metro station.

According to BelaPAN, a 29-year-old unemployed man with prior convictions opened the fire. He was a passenger in a Ford-Escort driven by a 25-year-old Minsker. The suspect was detained by the police together with the special policemen of the interior troops. He is in the pre-trial detention center right now.

On June 22, a shooting took place in the Partyzanski Avenue in Minsk. Someone shot the people at the bus stop out of the car window. Three people got to hospital with wounds. A 16-year-old youngster was wounded in the chest (left side, close to the collar bone), a 23-year-old man - in the parietal region, left side. According to the previous information, the third wounded was a 31-year-old woman - the bullet got into her right cheek.

The Zavodzki district department of the Investigatory Committee has started a criminal case for especially malicious hooliganism.