MOSCOW, November 9 (RAPSI) – Police arrested common soldier Anton Makarov suspected of killing several servicemen at a military base in the Voronezh Region on Monday, the press service of Russia’s Investigative Committee reports.

The military conscript was arrested outside the military base.

According to investigators, on the morning of November 9, Makarov killed an officer using an axe, took his weapon and shot his comrades-in-arms. Two of them died, another one was injured and admitted to hospital where he later died.

Currently, investigators are establishing all circumstances and possible reasons of the crime.