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Russia Arrests Suspect in Romania, U.K. Shootings

Russian police arrested a Moldovan man who has been wanted since November for attempted murder in Romania and who is also suspected by London police of shooting a Russian banker last spring.

Police arrested 33-year-old Vitali Proca in Moscow on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The arrest was confirmed by Interpol and Britain's Metropolitan Police.

Proca allegedly gunned down his victim in a mob-style shooting in a Bucharest parking lot on Nov. 26.

A source at the Metropolitan Police said the agency was aware of the arrest and had worked with other police forces to trace and arrest Proca, who is suspected of shooting exiled Russian banker German Gorbuntsov in east London in March.

(Reuters)

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