At least 3 people killed in shooting at Russia’s Federal Security Service headquarters
A shooting has taken place in central Moscow at the Federal Security Service (FSB) building on Lubyanka Square. RBC reported that unknown individuals opened fire there, with at least one using a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. Preliminary eyewitness reports indicated that one individual began shooting in the FSB’s reception area, after which he ran out into the street and continued shooting there. RT reported that the shooter barricaded himself inside a nearby building while exchanging fire with officers.
As of 7:13 PM local time, the shooter had been killed, according to the FSB press service. Officers are currently working to establish his identity. Multiple journalists reported hearing what sounded like gunshots even after the shooter was dead, including a Meduza correspondent.