The police managed to free a woman who was taken hostage in a supermarket on Bolshaya Akademicheskaya street and have detained the perpetrator.
According to the police press service, "the police jointly with the National Guard of Russia have cordoned off the scene."
The identity of the suspect has been established; the man was previously found guilty of crimes against property. The attacker was in a state of alcoholic intoxication, according to the police.
The prosecutors have opened a criminal case against the suspect.