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The incident occurred round 10 p.m. in Yelatma, a small village about 125 miles southeast of Moscow, BBC reported. The area, like many of the world, has been beneath lockdown in efforts to cease the unfold of the coronavirus.
The 32-year-old man had complained to his neighbors from his balcony, prompting an argument, Russian media reported, citing investigators. He then reportedly grabbed a searching rifle and opened hearth.
All 5 – 4 males and one girl – “died of their accidents on the spot,” the investigators mentioned.
The suspect tried to flee however officers finally arrested him, police mentioned. They didn’t launch his id.
Investigators later searched his condominium and seized the rifle – which was legally registered, police mentioned.
The suspect’s cost of murdering two or extra individuals would carry a possible sentence of life in jail beneath Russian regulation.