Girl, 16, Pretended To Be Dead And Laid Under Corpses For 4 hours When A Gamer Suddenly Started Shooting At A Party In Russia

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The three young girls from Russia had been invited to join the three men on a social media ‘party group’. The girls agreed to go meet the strangers in their 30s because they were “bored of hanging out with boys of their own age”.

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16-year-old Maria Kosintseva, from Russia, laid under corpses for 4 hours and pretended to be dead to escape the murderer who killed three

Maria Kosintseva along with her two female friends went to a party held by a computer game fanatic Dmitry Zakharov, 34, who stalked his own flat with a gun and killed three people including Maria's friend.

 

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Three people were killed and one seriously wounded in the massacre

The murderer first killed three people including his 'two best friends' and then killed himself before the police arrived. 

This tragic massacre ended up killing 18-year-old Polina Bardina along with two men who were the killer's friends.

Polina died from a head wound while her friend Viktoria Paustovskaya, 17, got seriously injured after being shot in the abdominal.

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The two young girls managed to survive by hiding, one in the kitchen and one under the corpses.

Dmitry Zakharov, 34, "close friends" barman Oleg Bregnev, 36, and estate agent Anton Anisimov, 32, were killed during the tragic shooting.

The girls sent urgent social media messages from the bloodbath pleading for help.

Both stayed at the crime scene for four hours before police broke down the door and rescued them.

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The girls were afraid the psychopath killer would realize they were alive

“I pretended to be dead and was afraid to get out from under the bodies,” said distraught Maria. 

On the other hand, wounded Victoria crawled from the kitchen, where she was shot, to the toilet, and hid there.

All the three friends had been invited to join the three men on a social media ‘party group’.

Maria told the media they agreed to join the party as they were “bored of hanging out with boys of our own age”.

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The girls were not sexually harassed by the elder men.

The men told them they were best friends and the party just started when suddenly security guard Zakharov got his Saiga hunting rifle, shouted  ‘Let’s play’, and ‘started shooting’.

“He shot at me, but Anton fell down and covered me,” she said

“Then he went to the kitchen, and I heard two shots, hitting Viktoria and Oleg.”

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Maria laid under Anton and Polina’s blood the whole time. The girl hid under their corpses and found Anton’s mobile from his pocket. Maria used it to sign into her VK social media account and texted her friends asking for help.

“I told my friends to call the police and ambulance. Viktoria did the same, that is how I knew she was alive….but I didn’t dare try and reach her to help."

The above picture shows Polina Bardina, 18, who died from a head wound.

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Victoria sent a voice message to her friends giving them the address of the apartment. 

"I'm losing consciousness. I know only that I'm alive,” she said.

“I'm... it looks like I'm already dying. "

“I'm lying here... I feel that I'm losing [consciousness].”

"I'm fainting. It's painful, terrible pain when I move... I fear he will enter and see me alive... He will shoot me. Please, break down the door." 

Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper showed the picture of her wound while reporting the incident.

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Russian Investigative Committee confirmed the shooter Zakharov’s body was found at the crime scene

Maria told the police how the shooter was normally playing on his computer and that had been “no hint of threats.” She said that suddenly Zakharov stopped playing a computer game, and started shooting. 

He even killed himself before the police arrived.

Police spokesman Colonel Valery Gorelykh said Viktoria “has undergone surgery and is in a serious condition.”

“The young women were hanging out in the area of Raduga Park shopping mall on a fateful night,” he said. 

 

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The killer was previously married, he was described as a divorced father of one

"They met the men via the Internet. "

"They picked them up in a car, after which the group left for Dmitry’s flat.”

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