A case was opened against the shooter in the center of Moscow

The prosecutor's office: a case of hooliganism has been initiated against a driver for shooting at a taxi driver in Moscow

Moscow. This was reported to “Lente.ru” in the metropolitan prosecutor's office.

The investigation is under way under the article on hooliganism. The prosecutor's office took control of the case. According to the ministry, a conflict occurred between two drivers on Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street, during which one man fired at the other, presumably with a traumatic weapon.

The suspect is 42 years old. His identity was established by the police, a law enforcement source told Lente.ru.

Earlier on Friday, December 3, it was reported that the shooter was the driver of a Cadillac Escalade, who was convicted and registered at a drug dispensary. He works as an expert appraiser, originally from Dnepropetrovsk. He was convicted of a theft committed in 2009 at the Savelovsky market in Moscow. In 2017, he hit a man several times with a screwdriver, causing him serious bodily harm.