Four people have died in a fatal shooting in a shopping centre in the southern Russian city of Krymsk today.
The gunman is included in the four dead, TASS news agency said.
Local prosecutors were sent to the scene to open an investigation.
A video has been circulating on social media which appears to show a gunman walking down the street and shoots a body lying on the floor at close range. Reuters was unable to verify the footage.
In #Krymsk, #Krasnodar region, south #Russia, an unidentified man opened fire from a hunting rifle near a shopping mall, killing between 1 and 5 people, according to news reports. He then shot himself.
— Alex Kokcharov (@AlexKokcharov) November 24, 2022
Krymsk is a small city in Russia‘s southern Krasnodar region near the Crimean peninsula, which Russia unilaterally annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
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