MOSCOW, January 23. /TASS/. Police are looking for the man who shot the bridegroom and his brother at a wedding in Moscow, a source in law enforcement agencies told TASS on Saturday.
"According to preliminary data, the incident took place in one of the clubs in New Moscow [also known as Big Moscow, comprises the territories of the Moscow region annexed to the city as part of the project of expanding Moscow - TASS], where the wedding was celebrated. One of the guests took out a pistol and shot at the bridegroom and his brother. Both died on the spot," the source said.
According to the source, the tragic incident was triggered by a domestic conflict. The police are searching for the suspect, who managed to escape. Officers of the Investigative Committee are working on the spot.
Investigators opened a criminal case into the murder of two people at the wedding, Yulia Ivanova, spokeswoman of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee in Moscow, told TASS.
"A criminal case has been initiated under Part 2 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Murder of two or more persons) and Article 222 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ( Illegal possession of weapons)," Ivanova said.