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, hitting the suspect in the abdomen.
The suspect is a 47 year-old man surnamed Chiang.
Update: November 17. The suspect Chiang died in hospital yesterday at around 11:00pm.
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