24 Mar 2012

Russian banker in London hospital after attempted murder

10:49 pm on 24 March 2012

British police are investigating the attempted murder of a former Russian banker in London this week.

The banker, German Gorbuntsov, is now under armed guard in hospital, the BBC reports.

He is said to be in a critical but stable condition.

Police say a suspected gunman was spotted running from the scene of the shooting.