Shooting opened at Perm University: what is known about the dead and wounded
Suspect & # 8212; 18-year-old Timur Bekmansurov.
Shooting took place at Perm State University on September 20. As a result, 8 people were killed and at least 19 were injured. The fire was opened by 18-year-old Timur Bekmansurov, who was mortally wounded during his arrest, Chronicle.info reports with reference to Channel 24.
Details of the incident that happened in the morning of September 20 at a Russian university and led to tragic consequences, read in the material.
A man came to the university and started shooting
At about 11:00 local time (10:00 Kiev time), an unknown person with a weapon came to the courtyard of the Perm State University. Then the man started shooting. He fired about 30 shots.
At first it was reported that he did it from a traumatic weapon, later it was clarified that the attacker had used a firearm. It was a 12 gauge Huglu smoothbore shotgun.
Because of the shooting, the university published an appeal to students and teachers. The administration of the university urged everyone to close in classrooms and not go out. However, those who had the opportunity to escape were asked to take advantage of it.
At the time of the incident, there were about 3 thousand people in different buildings of the institution. Some of the students, in order to escape, began to jump out of windows and run away. Others decided to barricade themselves indoors.
There are casualties and injuries during the shooting
As a result of the shooting, 8 people died, and at least 19 were injured. Previously, fewer casualties and injuries were reported, so it is likely that this is not final data.
The attacker himself is among the dead. He was seriously wounded during his arrest. Doctors helped him, but later the shooter died.
According to the Governor of the Perm Territory Dmitry Makhonin, now law enforcement officers are checking whether the attacker had accomplices.
The name of the attacker is known
Previously, the shooting was arranged by 18-year-old Timur Bekmansurov. He previously spoke about his intentions in social networks.
I thought about it for a long time, the years passed and I realized that it was time to do what I dreamed of,
– he wrote.
The shooter told in detail how he was examined by a psychiatrist, bought weapons and prepared an attack. At first he wanted to attack the former school, but changed his mind at the end of March. Like, his educational institution & # 171; was too unpleasant place to spend the last 10 minutes of his life & # 187 ;.
Bekmansurov added that he does not belong to any extremist organizations, but his plans built a long time ago.
Information from eyewitnesses of the shooting
Students who were at the university at the time of the opening of fire to the attackers told about how everything happened.
I came to couples, people were running, then they heard shooting. I went upstairs, we barricaded ourselves in the auditorium and waited for what would happen,
– said student Lev Zenkov.
Eyewitnesses also note that the alarm did not go off at the university, and no statements about shooting.
In addition, the students said that anyone can get into the university, because there is no control at the entrance. Probably, the shooter killed the guard one of the first.
Pay attention! The Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case on the murder of 2 or more people on the fact of the shooting.