Police in Ukraine's eastern region of Kharkiv have named a man who was shot dead near the Kharkiv city council early on August 20 after killing a police officer -- saying investigators also discovered the body of the gunman's slain wife.
Oleh Bekh, Kharkiv's regional deputy police chief, identified the gunman as Oleksandr Poyarkov -- a 47-year-old unemployed Kharkiv resident.
Bekh said on August 21 that investigators suspect Poyarkov also killed his wife.
Her bullet-riddled body was discovered at the couple's house after Poyarkov's shooting spree near the city council building.
Bekh said investigators also found an assault rifle, four pistols, a rifle, and a large amount of ammunition at the house.
Bekh said an autopsy showed that the Poyarkov was intoxicated when he went on the shooting rampage.