Shooting incident in Russia: A man armed with a firearm killed 8 people this morning (Monday) at a university in the Siberian city of Perm. According to state reports, the shooting lasted several minutes and ended in neutralization.
Students on campus were documented jumping out of windows during the event in an attempt to save their lives. Others locked themselves in the classrooms and at the same time posted pictures on the shooter’s social media, alongside a caption of the class number in which they were.
An armed attack was reported at the Russia.Perm State University.
Students left the building through the windows. pic.twitter.com/SByCBG2VJv
– RUSEN || Press (@RusenPress) September 20, 2021
Local media reported that in addition to the dead there are also 4 gunshot wounded with varying severity of injury. The shooter was reportedly neutralized by hot fire and soon died of his wounds.
The shooter who opened fire at Russia’s Perm State University, leaving several people wounded. pic.twitter.com/0tc46ZUbPM
. Raj Shekhar Jha (@rajshekharTOI) September 20, 2021
In the midst of the incident, a number of students locked in classrooms were able to photograph the shooter as he walked the campus. In the various documents, he appears to be armed with a long weapon and a face mask.
Video appears to show gunman approaching Perm university. pic.twitter.com/ZgrE69BPxG
. Oliver Carroll (@olliecarroll) September 20, 2021