Shooting at Russian university leaves at least 6 dead, 28 injured
At least six people were killed and 28 were wounded after a gunman opened fire at Russia's Perm State University on Monday, investigators said.
Driving the news: The Investigative Committee of Russia identified the shooter as a student but has not released a name. The committee said the suspect was injured while resisting arrest and was taken to a "medical institution."
- Investigators said the suspect purchased the gun in May.
- Of the 28 wounded, some "were hospitalized with injuries of varying severity," per the committee.
State of play: Students and university staff locked themselves in rooms, and the university instructed those who could to leave the campus.
- The university has around 12,000 enrolled students and approximately 3,000 were on campus during the shooting, per AP.
What they're saying: Russian President Vladimir Putin "conveys [his] deep condolences to those who lost their relatives and friends as a result of this tragedy," a Kremlin spokesperson said, according to the state's Tass News Agency.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to include new information from the Investigative Committee of Russia, which revised the death toll from eight to six.