MOSCOW — Russian police have arrested a man who they say fired shots at the Turkish Embassy in Moscow.

Russian news agencies report that Artur Mirzoyan, an Armenian businessman, was detained after allegedly opening fire twice with a hunting rifle shortly after 8:00 a.m. local time.

Mirzoyan, 43, fired  at the coat of arms of the Turkish republic outside the embassy. The man was detained some time thereafter, but he did not provide details on the motives for his action.

Authorities said nobody was hurt in the incident.

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