Picture of assassin suspect released


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POLICE have released this picture of a suspect in the attempted assassination of a Russian billionaire.

Tycoon and banker German Gorbunstov, 45, was shot six times in the stomach and face outside his Docklands apartment in East London in March.

He remains in a stable condition in hospital.

This CCTV image shows one of two suspects walking through Canary Wharf Tube station. The would-be assassin’s gun, a Soviet military Makarov 9mm pistol, was dumped nearby along with a hoodie.

Gorbunstov says he will be left disabled after suffering “serious internal damage”. Police have made no arrests so far and say they “retain an open mind regarding a motive”.


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