Two employees at an Internet cafe in the Volgograd region town of Mikhailovka were gunned down Monday night during a robbery, Interfax reported Tuesday.
Police said a burglar entered the cafe around 4:30 a.m. and fired at employees using a sawed-off shotgun before escaping with a computer containing footage from surveillance cameras and a safe containing 1,500 rubles ($50).
Two cafe employees, a 22-year-old manager and a 29-year-old security guard, died from their wounds. Police said they identified the robber as a 24-year-old unemployed local.
Charges of murder, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms have been filed. They carry maximum prison sentences of 15 years, eight years and three years, respectively.