June 6, at about 22.00 in the area of Lihula in Western Estonia in the shooting, which was opened by 32-year-old man killed two people. This is with reference to the police announced the publication of ERR.
Shooting on the highway was preceded by an accident in which the man got behind the wheel of a Subaru.
First, the attacker killed 40-year-old motorcyclist and then opened fire on the car driven by 58-year-old man, 61-year-old woman and three children.
The woman was lost. Injured a man and two children aged three and five years. Children hospitalized in serious condition.
The shooter was arrested shortly after midnight in the large-scale police operation, he was hiding in the woods. During the arrest he did not resist.
ERR sources say that the deceased was the grandmother of the injured children, worked in a pharmacy. The gunman, according to the newspaper, his name is Mick, he’s a nurse.
The police found no connection between the dead rider and the shooter, who is presented as a murder suspect.
The motives of the crime have not been announced yet. Prosecutors noted that the suspect was already in trouble with the law.