Detainee Kamchatka man with a shotgun was sent to a mental hospital

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A detainee with a sawed-off shotgun in front of the government of Kamchatka, the man was sent for a medical examination in the regional psycho-neurological dispensary, told RIA Novosti press-service UMVD on region.

Earlier, the police reported that Monday afternoon in the Central part of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was detained a man, in whose hands was the subject similar to a sawn-off shotgun. The regional authorities then stated that the detainee was at the building of the regional government.

«The identity of the man established. They found 67-year-old pensioner living in the Elizovsky district. He is currently undergoing medical examination in the regional mental hospital,» — said the representative office.

He noted that, at the conclusion of the forensic Ministry of internal Affairs, a pensioner came to the government building with a hunting rifle IZH-12, which were cut down barrel and butt, he had taken six rounds.

«The detainee explained his behavior with the fact that he is supposedly a long time watching some people in order to kill him, and the building of the Krai government it came with the requirement to meet with the Prosecutor and the media. Otherwise, the pensioner had threatened to commit suicide,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The Ministry noted that the fact of illegal storage of weapons prosecuted. Currently, the police are waiting for the medical conclusion concerning the mental health of men.