The identity of the suspect in the shooting of five people in Belgorod was established, an active search for him is underway, the website of the regional department of the Ministry of Interior said, RIA Novosti reported.
"The identity of the suspect has been established by police. Active search activities are currently underway to apprehend the suspect," according to the statement.
In addition, law enforcement agencies reported that the suspect fled in a BMW X5, which was later found by police.
The unknown, possibly with an accomplice, killed five people, including a 14-year-old schoolgirl during an armed robbery of a gun shop in Belgorod on Monday at about 14.00. Another 16-year-old girl is in hospital in serious condition.