Artist and theater worker detained in Moscow after shooting

Test theatrical props in the center of Moscow ended in the police station for two employees of the Moscow art theatre. A. P. Chekhov on April 20. The dress of militiamen caused frightened to death the pensioner.


photo: Natalia Muslinkina

As it became known “MK”, the artist 36-year-old Semyon Kapralov (by the way, he is a member of the Professional Union of artists since 2007, specializiruetsya on the author’s artistic chart) and Manager of the props 38-year-old Artem Davydov fateful day was found in the Park Lubyansky passage before the concert.

Davydov complained to a friend that bought an expensive signal gun for theatrical productions, but the store employees are not allowed to verify. The young people decided to do it in the Park. Shoot took Davydov. In the barrel that is stuck, the Manager began to twist it in his hands, and the revolver aimed in the nearby bushes, suddenly fired with a loud Bang. An elderly lady sitting on a bench, frightened and not understanding what was happening, called the police.

The police took the young men to the Department. The staff of the theater, moreover, was still drunk, so I made up two corresponding administrative report. The revolver seized at the time of the audit. Perhaps young people will have to answer for disorderly conduct.