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15 June 2001

Associated Press

TOKYO — A Russian man was killed and two unidentified women were wounded in a shooting in northern Japan, police said Friday. The three victims were shot Thursday night in an office building in Wakkanai on the northern island of Hokkaido, said Masaru Takeda, a local police spokesman. Mikhaylenko Alexandre, 37, a Russian citizen who lived in Wakkanai, was found dead in a restroom, Takeda said. The two wounded women, one shot in the face and the other in the hip,... (

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