Apartment building, Isle of Dogs
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Shot Russian is ex-banker, police confirm

A 45-year-old man who was shot several times in east London is former Russian banker German Gorbuntsov, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Mr Gorbuntsov is under armed guard in hospital, where he is in a coma and in a critical but stable condition.

Police are treating the shooting, which happened in the Isle of Dogs on Tuesday, as an attempted murder.

Ben Ando reports.

  • 24 Mar 2012