Unidentified perpetrators on Sunday, December 1, opened gunfire on a Range Rover vehicle in Kyiv city center.

The attack appears to be an attempt on Kyiv Regional City Council deputy and entrepreneur Viacheslav Soboliev, a source in law enforcement has told UNIAN.

Besides the driver, there was a 3-year-old boy in the car. The boy, who was Soboliev's son, was killed in gunfire, the source said.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Leo Tolstoy and Tarasovska streets.

A CSI team are working at the scene, which has been cordoned off.

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The investigation is underway.

Metro police have introduced a special protocol to track down the attackers who are believed to have fled the scene in a Lexus vehicle.