The man took hostages in Saratov and shot himself in the head

The man took hostages in Saratov, and after wounding himself with a pistol. The incident occurred on the night of 21 June in the Factory district of the city. About it to Agency “Irinform” reported in a press-service of the main Directorate of the interior Ministry in the region.

It is known that the 42-year-old armed man was closed in the apartment with people (how many of them there were, was not specified). Then on a scene there arrived police officers, who blocked all exits from the room and began negotiations. Man to surrender, refused, and threatened to shoot the hostages and guards.

Some time later, the invader shot himself in the head. The wound was fatal and the shooter was hospitalized in one of city hospitals. As a result of incident nobody has suffered. It is noted that the man may be involved in assault on jewelry store in the Volgograd region.

TV channel REN TV has posted footage taken at the scene.