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Austria: Chechen man gunned down in Gerasdorf, suspect detained00:58

Austria: Chechen man gunned down in Gerasdorf, suspect detained

Austria, Gerasdorf
July 5, 2020 at 09:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

A man reported to be a Chechen asylum seeker and critic of the current Chechen government was shot and killed at around 7pm local time in the town of Gerasdorf on Saturday.

Footage from Sunday shows the scene of the crime, where a police vehicle can be seen, as well as investigators examining the area.

The perpetrator was later caught in Linz, and is also reported to be a Chechen man. He remains in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Austria: Chechen man gunned down in Gerasdorf, suspect detained00:58
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A man reported to be a Chechen asylum seeker and critic of the current Chechen government was shot and killed at around 7pm local time in the town of Gerasdorf on Saturday.

Footage from Sunday shows the scene of the crime, where a police vehicle can be seen, as well as investigators examining the area.

The perpetrator was later caught in Linz, and is also reported to be a Chechen man. He remains in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

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