MOSCOW, December 28 (RAPSI) – Former owner of a confectionary factory in Moscow Ilya Averyanov has been arrested after shootout that left one person dead, press-service of the city police has stated.

According to the police, Averyanov is being transferred to investigators. Earlier it was reported that the Investigative Committee launched a criminal case over murder and unlawful possession of firearms.

Investigators believe that on Wednesday there was a conflict between former and current owners of the factory. Ex-owner allegedly took out the gun and shot several times, fatally wounding a guard.

The confectionary factory’s bankruptcy case is being reviewed by the Moscow Commercial Court. Hearings are to commence on January 18, 2018.