Unknown gunmen opened fire at the car of a local lawmaker in the center of Kiev, killing his three-year old son.
Vyacheslav Sobolev, a businessman and Kiev regional council lawmaker was at wheel of the car when it was attacked, said the source, who wished to remain anonymous. The MIA has not identified the owner of the vehicle or the identity of the victim.
As a result of a gunshot wound, a child died in a car ambulance on the way to hospital.
Sobolev is a businessman from Donetsk. He leases the vehicle he was driving from a company that he had founded, and which features in a criminal investigation related to financing terrorism in eastern Ukraine.