BREAKING: Turkish broadcaster NTV says Russian ambassador shot in Ankara— Reuters World (@ReutersWorld) December 19, 2016
This is very, very not good, not only because someone has been killed, but also because of the potential geopolitical implications of that harm.
Given the shooter hasn't been IDed/captured, it's interesting Russia is already using the shooting as an anti-Muslim talking point.— 🗽 (@leahmcelrath) December 19, 2016
.@leahmcelrath I'm guessing I'm not the only one thinking of Archduke Ferdinand being shot, right about now.— Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) December 19, 2016
.@leahmcelrath How/if Trump responds is going to be...informative.— Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) December 19, 2016
(Leah's tweets shared with her permission.)
The Guardian: "Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara art gallery."
BBC: "Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara."
I don't have expertise in this area to be able to provide much meaningful commentary, but I did want to let you know what's happening.