This is stated in a message published on the website of the IC of Russia in the Saratov region.

“On December 21, 2019, in the evening near house 3 on Kievsky passage in the Zavodskoy district of the city of Saratov, an officer of the State Traffic Safety Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the city of Saratov, who was on duty, was gunshot,” the department said.

The victim was hospitalized.

A criminal case has been opened on this fact on the grounds of a crime under Art. 317 of the Criminal Code of Russia (“encroachment on the life of a law enforcement officer”).

“The man allegedly involved in the commission of the unlawful act was detained,” added the UK.

Earlier it was reported that a criminal case was opened in the Murmansk region after a group of teenagers attacked two policemen in Apatity.