Lieutenant Colonel was killed while playing snowball fight

A Lieutenant Colonel Yury Ishlinsky, the head of fire prevention department of nuclear reactors research institute, was shot with a fowling-piece in the Russian city of Dimitrovgrad. He went out for a walk after receiving guests. The grown-ups remembered their childhood and began to play snowball fight. Ishlinsky accidentally hit a passer-by, Vladimir V.. The colonel begged his pardon, however Vladimir V. offended him in response. The quarrel began. N. left and returned with a fowling-piece. He wounded the colonel in the thigh. Ishlinsky died on his way to hospital because of loss of blood.