Russian authorities say a gunman has killed three individuals in a taking pictures earlier than turning the weapon on himself.
The 66-year-old man reportedly opened hearth on Thursday within the southern metropolis of Krymsk within the Krasnodar area, round 1,200 kilometres south of Moscow.
Alexander Runov, a spokesman for the regional inside ministry, stated the gunman shot two staff at an area medical centre after which went exterior, taking pictures at passersby on the road and killing one different individual.
“In line with preliminary information, a 66-year-old native resident fired a number of pictures at his pals, who died from their accidents on the spot,” Russia’s Investigative Committee stated in a assertion.
“As well as, the person shot one other man with the identical gun, killing him,” it added.
“A 61-year-old man was additionally wounded and is presently hospitalised. After the incident, the person took his personal life.”
An investigation is underway to find out the gunman’s motive.
Runov was quoted as saying that tensions over the person’s divorce might be behind the taking pictures.