The three-year-old son of Kyiv regional council lawmaker Vyacheslav Sobolev was killed from the carbine on the American platform AR with a calibre equal to 7.62 mm as National Police Spokesperson Artem Shevchenko reported on Facebook.
“This dismounted carbine on the American platform AR with a calibre equal to 7.62 mm, it seems, with cheap Chinese scope sight XD Precision will be sent soon to the analysis of the experts of the State scientific research expert and forensic center of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine as the weapon from which, highly likely, the fatal shot was made at the car of Vyacheslav Sobolev in the evening of December 1,” Shevchenko reported.
The police suggest that the bullet was fired from this weapon.
According to Shevchenko, the experts do not consider this carbine to be at the category of the high-precision weapons used for snipe fire. It is inexpensive.
Shevchenko noted that the forensic scientists and operative employees of Kyiv police established the trajectory of the bullet, which pointed at the flat of the hostel at Tarasivska Street. He reminded that two young people suspected in the murder of the child were notified on suspicion. On December 4, the court should choose the restrictive measure for them.
As we reported the law enforcers notified suspicion to two perpetrators who shot at the car and killed the 3-year-old son of regional council lawmaker Vyacheslav Sobolev.
Earlier it was reported that two suspects in the attempted murder of Kyiv regional council lawmaker Vyacheslav Sobolev and murder of his son.
The media reports indicate that the attackers are two young men in their twenties. Some reports say the men served with the Right Sector, the nationalist organization that helped the Ukrainian army repel Russian aggression in Ukraine.
Earlier, a three-year old child was shot dead, when a Range Rover was attacked in Kyiv downtown. Vyacheslav Sobolev, the deputy of the Kyiv Regional Council and a restaurant owner was driving the car under fire.The shooting occurred on Tolstova street in downtown Kyiv.