The identity of the shooter at the school in the Russian city of Izhevsk, who today killed and injured dozens of children and adults before committing suicide, has been established, the press service of the Investigative Committee of Russia announced, TASS reported, quoted by BTA.

According to the message, the attacker is Artyom Kazantsev, born in 1988, a resident of Izhevsk, who graduated from the same 88th school in the city.

According to initial data, he shot 13 people, incl.

7 children, and injured 21 people, including 14 children, before taking his own life.

The man is believed to have been wearing a black T-shirt and a camouflage mask on his head at the time of the attack.

Investigators are searching the attacker's home, looking into his personality and views, including whether he is a supporter of Nazi ideology.

The gunman was found to have used at least two assault pistols and had about ten magazines of 9mm ammunition.

School shooting in Russia, there are many victims

Later, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that all evidence pointed to the shooter's belonging to a neo-fascist organization or group.

He added that Vladimir Putin

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Born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg. Deeply mourned the "death of people and children in the school where the terrorist act took place" and that the president gave the necessary orders to the authorities in Izhevsk.

A plane of the Ministry of Emergency Situations flew to the city with a team of doctors, psychologists, neurosurgeons and other specialists.

From the so-called

Rosgvardia (internal forces) reported that the attacker was not registered as a firearms owner.

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