The offender was found operational search team a few kilometers from the crash site. In his quest to have been involved Border Patrol officers and employees of the Internal Affairs of the Issyk-Kul region, on the terrain which was administered plan "Interception".
In the Border has not expressed any versions of the motives of the crime committed Balbaevym. According to official data, in the Sun, he opened fire with a machine gun on colleagues. Three of them managed to escape and take refuge from the shepherds. Four border guards, including the head of the post, the spouse of the 1st of the soldiers were killed. After that, according to ITAR-TASS, Balbala took the post of Chief of the car and the gun and left the scene.
In the Border Guard Balbala was called last fall of the Issyk-Kul region, to demobilization he had only a few months. Post "Echkili Tash" is located 20 kilometers from the border between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.