The Death Toll in the Shooting in Perm University Rises to Eight People
OREANDA-NEWS. On the campus of the Perm State University (PSNIU), an armed young man opened fire from traumatiс weapon. According to preliminary data, eight people were killed and several were injured, the UK said.
The death toll in the shooting, which was arranged by a student at a Perm university, has grown to eight, said Svetlana Petrenko, an official representative of the RF IC.
"As a result, 8 people died, several were injured. The exact data on the dead and injured are being specified," she said.
Earlier, the department reported five dead and six injured. The student who opened fire resisted the arrest and was wounded.
Earlier, the media reported that in Perm, the police detained a man who opened fire at the university, according to preliminary data, there are dead and wounded, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"This morning, the police department on duty received a message that the sounds of shots are heard on the territory of the Perm State National Research University. According to preliminary information, there are dead and wounded ..." - the message says.
On the campus of the Perm State University (PSNIU), an armed young man opened fire from traumatism. According to preliminary data, eight people were killed and several were injured, the UK said.
Some of the students and teachers were locked in classrooms. Some - judging by the footage from social networks - tried to escape by jumping out of windows.
The attacker was detained, he was wounded. His identity has been established, this is a student of Perm State National Research University.
"The investigation collects characterizing materials about him, establishes all the circumstances of the incident," said Svetlana Petrenko, an official representative of the Investigative Committee.
A criminal case for murder has been initiated. All classes at the university have been canceled.