The incident happened near the Siverskaya railway station. Two men got on the bus and refused to pay the fare. Because of this, a skirmish broke out between the passengers and the driver, which escalated into a fight.
During the fight, an elderly sixty-year-old driver pulled out a traumatic pistol and tried to defend himself from the attackers. He fired several warning shots, after which they took away his pistol and fired several shots at the driver himself. Then the driver was beaten. The victim was taken to the hospital. There he was helped and released.
The attackers tried to escape, but were detained by law enforcement officers. The police are investigating what happened.
News about mass fights with the use of weapons is increasingly appearing in the media. So, quite recently, a mass brawl with shooting occurred in a cafe near Moscow.