Involved in the case of a shootout in Ekaterinburg will appear before court

© Fotolia / sebraСтатуэтка goddess of justice Themis. Archival photoInvolved in the case of a shootout in Ekaterinburg will appear before court© Fotolia / sebra

One of the defendants in the case about the shooting that took place in Yekaterinburg in September 2016 on the street Deputy, will appear before the court, according to the website of the RF IC.

«Investigative agencies of the investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Sverdlovsk region completed the investigation of the criminal case against a resident of Yekaterinburg, accused of committing crimes stipulated by part one and part two of article 212 of the criminal code «inducement to participate and participation in mass riots», — stated in the message.

In early September of 2016, the accused had declined to participate in mass disorders 13 people. According to investigators, the incident occurred because of what happened on the eve of the conflict between the two men insults at the birthday party of their friend. Day 3 September 2016 at the house on the street Deputy 25 people gathered, armed with knives, bats, metal bars, and also the traumatic and pneumatic weapon. The result of the mass brawl injured four people, one of them shot and wounded, two or multiple bruising on the head, torso and extremities, the fourth victim managed to escape from the scene of the shooting.

In response, two of the victims used firearms and traumatic gun, resulting in 13 participants in the shooting suffered gunshot wounds, two of them from traumatized died on the same day in the hospitals of Ekaterinburg. After the shooting, all participants except wounded, fled the scene.

It is clarified that at the initial stage of the investigation, the investigators were investigating a separate criminal case — under article «murder», which was subsequently retrained on article «murder committed while exceeding the limits of necessary defense», and also under article «illegal circulation of weapons». However, it was found that the actions of four citizens provided the features of self-defense, and that belonged to the owner of the house weapons (five rifles) were acquired and stored his legally. In this regard, a criminal case about the murder, the attempted murder of the other partners of the riots and illegal arms trafficking was stopped.

According to the RF IC from the General group, consisting of 25 partners, three people who were suspected of involvement in the riots, has died. In this regard, concerning them criminal prosecution is stopped. Another highlighted case is suspended in connection with impossibility of participation of the other defendant in a criminal case, the third — suspended in connection with a temporary serious illness of the suspect, prohibiting his participation in investigative and other procedural actions.

In the main criminal case against the remaining 19 defendants in the ongoing implementation of the requirements of the articles on acquaintance accused with criminal case materials.