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The public Prosecutor of Moscow has put on control the cause of the shooting in the West of the capital

The Moscow Prosecutor Denis Popov put under special control criminal case instituted on the fact of incident with shooting on the West of the capital, the press service of the Ministry.

As reported in the press service of the MIA, house district 156 Leninsky prospect, the traffic police stopped a taxi for a traffic violation. After that they, presumably from a traumatic weapons, began to shoot a passerby. To dismantle it, the injured police had to open fire from the service weapon. The man was wounded and detained. The scene cordoned off, went to the head of GSU SK across Moscow Andrey Strizhov, as well as forensic investigators.

"The Moscow city Prosecutor Denis Popov put under special control the investigation of the criminal case initiated by the investigative authorities on the grounds of a crime under article 317 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (an encroachment on life of the employee of law-enforcement bodies)", - stated in the message.

To coordinate law enforcement on the scene are the Prosecutor of the Western administrative district Andrey Danilov and his Deputy Soslan Khubulov.