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The police removed the cordon in the area of the shooting on Leninsky Prospekt

Police lifted the cordon at the scene of the accident on Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow, where a passerby was shot by police, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The car taxi was stopped by traffic police, have evacuated. MVD and SK are also leaving the scene of the shooting.

Earlier in the press service of the MIA reported that 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. A law enforcement source reported that the assailant died in hospital.