Suspects arrested in police shooting

  • 1999-10-07
  • By Blake Lambert
RIGA - Investigators with the Riga police's homicide department have arrested three men in connection with the attempted assassination of a financial police investigator from the State Revenue Service.Helmuts Skuja was shot on the stairs of his residence, a Riga apartment building, as he was leaving for work Sept. 23. His family was inside the house.Before he was attacked, Skuja had been investigating alcohol smuggling and was very close to handing his case over the prosecutor's office, according to a spokesman with the SRS.Immediately, the homicide department of Riga City Police deployed f...
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