Mevlut Altintas


Age: 22

Turkish police officer and assassin who shot and killed Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, after firing several shots at the ambassador from the back at point-blank range, fatally wounding him and injuring several other people while delivering a speech in front of journalists at an art exhibition in Ankara, Turkey during the assassination that took place after several days of protests by Islamist elements of the Turkish public against Russian involvement in the Syrian Civil War and the battle over Aleppo.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in a police shootout

Born: June 24, 1994

Died: December 19, 2016

Ankara, Turkey