The head of the Vologda branch of “progress Party” Alexei Navalny, Yevgeny Domozhirov said that he was attacked. According to him, unknown fired at him from a pistol “OSA”, said the Domozhirov .
As told by Domozhirov, from kindergarten he rode the bike a young man in a hoodie and calling out activist, allegedly shot him from a traumatic gun “Wasp”. The domozhirov tried to hide behind standing next to the car, but was wounded with two bullets hit the back, another in the arm.
Associate Navalny found it difficult to explain what may be a related attack. “What is that, unfortunately, I don’t know yet”, — he said in a video message recorded after the attack. Evgeny Domozhirov suggested that the reason may be in their struggle against the building of a local Park. The opposition leader also admitted that it can be connected with forthcoming elections in the state Duma.
The police had already taken statements from Domozhirova, he said in his Twitter. After the attack he went to the hospital.