A traffic police officer shot the man he was trying to detain in the head.
As reported by the Novosibirsk public AST-54, on May 28 at about 22:00 on the 61 km of the P-255 “Siberia” highway, the driver of the “Toyota” car did not fulfill the traffic police officer’s request to stop and, increasing the speed, continued to move towards Novosibirsk.
The police began chasing a Toyota vehicle that soon stopped at a road hotel.
3 people jumped out of the car and started to run. One person was detained.
At the same time, another of the Toyota passengers came to the aid of the detainee and began to resist the police officers.
One of the policemen took out a service weapon and at the time of the arrest, according to the police, he accidentally fired a shot in the head of the detainee.
The moment of the shot was not included in the video, but screams and obscene language are heard.
After being shot in the head, the man reportedly survived and is in intensive care.
On the fact of the incident, an official check was appointed, a criminal case was opened against the police under Art. 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Exceeding Official Powers) and Part 1 of Art. 118 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Infliction of grievous bodily harm by negligence).