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Wounded when shooting in Moscow, police will present the awards

Wounded in the shooting on Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow police will present to the state awards, the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf.

She said that the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev will submit to the President a recommendation to award the inspectors of traffic police the captain of police Sergey Krylov and senior Lieutenant Alexei Poyarkov medals "For distinction in protection of public order".

According to Wolf, wings and Poyarkov — experienced, responsible and competent professionals. Each of them is used in the bodies of internal Affairs about 20 years.

Shootout on Leninsky Prospekt happened the night before. Inspectors of traffic police stopped near the house 156 taxi for a traffic violation. They were in an official car, when it began to shoot a passerby. In response the police opened fire from his service weapon.

They were both seriously injured and are now in intensive care. The attacker, a native of Nazran Ratmir Galaev, too, was wounded, he was arrested. One of the sources RIA Novosti reported that the man died, but the Investigative Committee later denied this information.