Man Shot Dead in KTV

A man in a Changhua County KTV was shot dead in the early hours of the morning today, January 8, 2018. According to China Times, Mr Lee, 38, from Taichung City, went to a KTV in Xihu Township, Changhua County, at around 1:00 am, after being invited to drink with friends. He was accompanied by his girlfriend. At around 2:00 am, a man entered the KTV room and fired a single shot, hitting Lee in the left side of his

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Gunman Fired Shots at Restaurant Because he was Overcharged

A man who fired at least three shots at a restaurant in Tainan City last month was arrested today. He told police he had fired the shots because the stir-fry restaurant had overcharged him. In the early hours of November 20, a man standing on the median strip of Yongda Road in Yongkang District, Tainan City, shot at the facade of the restaurant, causing glass to shatter. When customers inside the restaurant went out to investigate, they saw the suspect

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Two Arrested After Woman Shot in Face with Lethal Airgun

A woman was shot in the face while riding a scooter on Chongqing South Road in Taipei City yesterday, December 7. Two men were arrested in relation to the incident later the same day. At around 1:00am, Ms Wu was heading home to Yonghe District when she felt a sting in her right cheek. After stopping, Wu found her face was covered in blood. Ms Wu hailed a passing motorist to help call an ambulance. Ms Wu was found to

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Shots Fired at Tattoo Shop: Gunman Turns Himself In

A gunman riding a motorcycle stopped and fired two shots into a tattoo parlor in Yonghe District this afternoon, leaving one person slightly injured. A man later turned himself in at a police station in Wanhua District in relation to the incident. According to SET Network, a 23 year-old man named Fang (方) fired at the shop, located on Bao’an Road, shortly after 2:00pm. Pictures and video accompanying media reports showed a smashed glass facade. A 19 year-old female employee

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Bank Employee Shot Dead in Armed Robbery: Suspect Commits Suicide

A man in Hsinchu City shot a bank employee dead during an armed robbery this afternoon, November 24. After being surrounded by police in a nearby building, the suspect then hung himself. At around 2:00pm, the suspect Pan Jian-yuan (潘健源) entered a branch of Taiwan Cooperative Bank in Dongmen Street holding a pistol. The suspect fired four shots, one of which hit a 50 year-old bank employee in the chest. The robber then fled the bank with NT$730,000. The seriously

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Man Shot on the Street in Broad Daylight

A man riding a scooter was shot 3 times by another man on a motorcycle in Pingtung City at around noon today, November 14. The 21 year-old victim named Lee (李) who suffered three bullet wounds to his right thigh and lower leg, fell off his scooter wailing in pain and calling for help as the assailant calmly rode away from the scene of the shooting on Zhonghua Road. A witness who rushed the the victim’s aid said the man

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Gunfight in Rush Hour Traffic

Cover Picture: United Daily News Police shot a man in Chung-ho District of New Taipei City this morning, after he fired two shots at the officers. Police were carrying out a check on a car that had broken down, and was blocking traffic. After asking the driver to show his ID and drivers’ license, the man pulled a gun on them and fired. One police officer was wounded when a bullet grazed his left hand. The other policeman returned fire,

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Gang-member Arrested after Sub-machine Gun Burst

A member of the Bamboo Union, the biggest triad in Taiwan, was arrested today, after firing a burst from a sub-machine gun into the air outside a community facing the National Palace Museum, in Taipei City. The incident happened at around 3:00am, yesterday, October 21. The man claimed he was in a bad mood, and was just making a passing salute. The community he made the “salute” to is a well-known enclave of Taiwan’s native elite, including wealthy business people,

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