**GRAPHIC** CCTV footage of Chechen man shooting cop during routine search (VIDEO)

The Ministry of Internal Affairs Division of the Chechen Republic released the CCTV footage of a man who shot a police officer during a routine search.

The officer stopped the suspect in a hallway in Grozny and asked to search his bag. As the officer rummaged through the contents, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the officer in the back of the head, Mirror reports.

The officer dropped to the ground and the suspect stole his service weapon and credentials before fleeing on foot.

According to the Chechen government the suspect was later found dead.

[ Mirror ]