What is known about shooting in the center of Kiev
It happened on the evening of December 1 at the intersection of Leo Tolstoy and Tarasovskaya streets. On the front window of the car, you could see traces of shots – from the driver's side.
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Journalists write that at 17:30 policemen were already in place. As of 17:45, the child’s body has not yet been taken from the car.
Due to the shooting, Kiev police introduced the Siren plan. Law enforcers are looking for a car, on which the attackers probably hid. Previously, this is Lexus.
In the car was the current deputy of the Kiev Regional Council, Vyacheslav Sobolev. He confirmed this in the comment TSN. The man also said that his son was killed.
TheBabel publication, citing law enforcement sources, writes that the shooting occurred after the car drove away from the Mario restaurant, owned by Sobolev. The politician, his wife and son, as well as his wife's girlfriend, got into the car. The deceased child was in the back seat.
Killer shot the car when it slowed down at a traffic light. The bullet went through the windshield. According to the source, Sobolev leaned over, and the bullet went to the back seat and hit the child.
The Informator publication reports that after Sobolev stopped at a traffic light, he heard the sound of a shot and the cry of his wife. After the man ran out with the child in his arms from the car and shouted for help. Doctors came to the place, they took the baby with a gunshot wound to the head in an ambulance, but, unfortunately, the child died on the way to the hospital.
By the way, after a while someone put a bouquet of flowers at the scene of the tragedy. Sobolev himself convinces that he appeared immediately after the shot.
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According to the press service of the Kiev police on his facebook, a three-year-old boy died. Militiamen confirmed that the death of the child occurred in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. The reason is a gunshot wound.
According to them, the attackers fired at citizen S. from an unknown weapon, but the bullet hit a child who was in the cabin at the time of the incident. Previously, the bullet hit the neck.
On the fact of the incident, law enforcement authorities began criminal proceedings under the article intentional murder. The police also introduced a special operation to search for an attacker who shot at a car.
At the scene, investigative and operational teams of the Main and Shevchenkovsky police departments, a forensic laboratory and dog handlers work. Law enforcers interview eyewitnesses and examine the territory adjacent to the crime scene. The police also determine whether there are nearby surveillance cameras that could capture a likely shooter.
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What eyewitnesses say
On Facebook, user Tatyana Korolenko, who calls herself a witness at the Range Rover shelling, writes that a child was brought into an ambulance with her, reports the Observer.
The mother of the deceased boy said that her child was blown away by half a head.
“An innocent victim of adult games,” Tatyana Korolenko summed up.
In a comment on Channel 24, eyewitnesses said that they heard sounds similar to shots, but could not fully understand that this was a real shootout in the center of Kiev. When the witnesses approached the scene of the incident, they saw the ambulance and the police.
One woman also said that she saw a man who ran out of the car and called for help, asking people to call an ambulance. As it turned out later, this is the father of the deceased boy.
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According to journalist Denis Bigus, the Range Rover on which the attackers opened fire belongs to the DONUKRPROEKTNII company. Judging by the declaration, this car is rented by Vyacheslav Sobolev, who, according to information from open sources, is the deputy chairman of Naftogaz.
Resource Observer writes that the car belongs to a legal entity registered in Donetsk. The attackers planned to kill the native of Enakievo, Vyacheslav Sobolev. Today he is a deputy of the Kiev Regional Council, and he was previously deputy chairman of the board of NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy.
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Journalists from Channel 24 managed to find out what earlier Sobolev was suspected of spying for Russia, financing militants in the Donbass through the Obzhora supermarket chain. Law enforcement officers also suggested that he might have Russian citizenship.
The journalist Denis Kazansky once wrote that Sobolev married the former wife of Russian singer Nikolai Baskov – Svetlana Spiegel. The father of the latter is a former Russian senator and pharmaceutical tycoon.
Shooting in the center of Kiev, which killed a three-year-old child: video 24 channels