Teenager gets 7 years and 3 months for shooting in Moscow Region school
MOSCOW, February 15 (RAPSI) – A court in Ivanteevka (Moscow Region) has sentenced a teenager to 7 years and 3 months in young offender colony for shooting in his school, the Moscow Regional Court’s spokesperson Anna Tyurina has told RAPSI.
The boy has been found guilty of hooliganism committed with the use of explosives and attempted murder.
Moreover, the court has partially granted a lawsuit filed by the victims demanding over 2 million rubles ($30,000) from the defendant.
The incident took place in the town of Ivanteevka, 20km northeast of Moscow, on September 5, 2017. According to investigators, a 15-year old student attacked a teacher with an axe, then he opened fire from an air gun and threw several smoke bombs in a classroom.
As a result, the teacher received an open craniocerebral trauma. Three minors panicking jumped out of the window and were injured as well, the Investigative Committee reported.
Earlier, attorney Viktor Zaprudsky told RAPSI that the teenager repented all what he had done and apologized to victims. According to the lawyer, the boy's parents were ready to be financially liable for their son’s actions.