An Associated Press photographer appears to have captured an image of the gunman who reportedly killed Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Monday.
AP photo of gunman in Russian Ambassador attack in Turkey pic.twitter.com/PvaqMU6WeP
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) December 19, 2016
The photo shows the gunman dressed in a suit, waiting patiently behind Ambassador Andrei Karlov while he delivered a speech at an Ankara art gallery. Karlov reportedly died in the incident, according to Turkish and Russian media reports.
The gunman is reportedly a member of Turkey’s special operations police force, and shouted islamic terrorist affiliated slogans in his shouts.
— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) December 19, 2016
Here’s video of the assailant shouting after the shooting:
— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) December 19, 2016
Another video shows the exact moment Karlov was killed:
— Jeffrey Guterman (@JeffreyGuterman) December 19, 2016
Photo’s surface online appearing to show the gunman killed:
— Alex Kokcharov (@AlexKokcharov) December 19, 2016
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