In Austria shot of an asylum seeker from Russia

Asylum seekers from Russia were shot in the city of Gerasdorf near Vienna, reports the Austrian press Agency APA citing the police.

The incident occurred on Saturday around 19.30 local time (18.30 GMT) on the street Brunnerstrasse in Gerasdorf bei Vienne, the town is part of the Vienna district.

According to the representative of local police, the murder suspect was detained in the city of Linz, the resistance he had. The motives of the crime are unknown.

Any details about the victim are not given. While reports that he was shot in the head, not confirmed.

Police have launched an investigation.