Teen arrested after firing thirty shots on busy street in broad daylight in New Taipei City

A 17-year-old male was arrested on the spot after he fired 30 shots at a trading company in Xinzhuang District, New Taipei City this morning, January 29, just 50 meters away from a police station. At around 11:00am, the gunman, named Chen, stood outside the trading company on Huacheng Road, aimed at the interior, and emptied a 15 round magazine. Chen then inserted a second 15 round magazine and fired another 15 shots into the building. Police officers at a

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Uni Student Shot Dead after KTV Taxi Dispute in Kaohsiung City

A 22-year-old man bled to death after being shot twice in the abdomen by a man who felt slighted in a dispute over taxi called to a KTV in Kaohsiung City in the early hours of the morning, December 29. At around 2:00am, two groups were singing at a KTV on Zhonghua Road in Qishan District when a university student named Chen called a taxi for his friends. At around the same time, a 37-year-old man named Shih, who manages

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Two Police Officers Shot and Injured in Tainan

Two police officers suffered non-life threatening injuries after a gunman shot at them in a rural district of Tainan last night. One officer was saved by his bullet proof vest after being shot in the chest and upper back. Officers Wang and Yan from the Yujing Police station were on patrol on a mountain road in Nanhsi Township at around 10:20pm last night when they spotted a man pushing a bicycle in the remote area. The officers stopped and asked

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Multiple Shootings in Pingtung County may be Related: Police

A man turned himself in and handed over an assault rifle, magazines, and ammunition today after 22 shots were fired at the gate of a house in Kanding Township, Pingtung County in the early hours of the morning, December 11. It is the third shooting incident in the area to be reported in the last three weeks. Police received a report that shots had been fired at around 2:00am this morning. Investigators found 17 bullet holes in the gate of

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Suspect Arrested after Shooting at Cops

A man in Kaohsiung City led police on a chase in the early hours of the morning, firing two shots at the officers before being arrested. Police on patrol in Fengshan District at around 1:00am grew suspicious when the driver of a silver sedan attempted to speed away on seeing the patrol car. However, the hapless suspect ducked into an alley only to find it was a dead end. Lin, 41, with previous criminal records for drugs and burglary, abandoned

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Kaohsiung Man Arrested for Pen Gun Shooting

A man who shot his wife’s uncle with a pen gun in Kaohsiung City yesterday, was arrested today after police identified his car parked outside a pawnshop. Mr Wang, 37, met his 35 year-old wife, at around noon, yesterday, outside a residential building in Gushan District to discuss terms of their divorce. Ms Wang was accompanied by her maternal uncle, Mr Guo. Negotiations over a the divorce settlement broke down, resulting in a dispute during which Guo swung a punch

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Marine Shot Dead in Suspected Gangster Road Rage Incident

A man in Pingtung County was shot dead by gangsters who stopped his car during what police suspect was a traffic dispute in the early hours of this morning. The 23 year-old soldier named Ho, was returning for duty at a base in Kaohsiung City after taking a day’s leave. After filling up at a gas station on Yanping Road, Chaozhou township at around 3:00am, Ho pulled out onto the road and a car blocked his vehicle from the front.

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Debt Collector Shot and Killed in Tainan City

A man who showed up to a property in Tainan City armed with baseball bats, to menace a debtor, died after he was shot 10 times by the debtor. The 36 year old man named Chen pulled up outside a privately owned shrine in Annan District in the early hours of the morning with accomplices. The men were armed with baseball bats, and apparently intended to menace the 41 year-old owner of the shrine, Mr Huang. However, Huang picked up

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Gunman Turns Himself in after Debt-Dispute Shooting

A man in Yunlin County handed a gun over to police, and turned himself in, after shooting another man in the thigh on April 3. On Tuesday morning, Mr. Yang met with a friend who owed him money. After failing to negotiate a resolution, the two quarreled, and Yang took a pistol out and shot his friend in the leg, according to United Daily News. Mr Yang fled the scene, while the injured man took himself to the hospital. The

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Store Window Hit by Stray Bullets During Police Shoot-out with Drug Dealer

Stray Bullets hit a convenience store window in Zhonghe District, New Taipei City, yesterday, after a police officer fired four shots at a suspect who pulled a gun on the officers. Fortunately, nobody was injured during the incident. Police officers investigating suspected drug dealers followed two suspects from a residence in Ximending to a location in Zhonghe District. At around 11:00 pm, a 32 year-old suspect named Chen got out of a car as police approached to question the men.

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Gunman Arrested After Shots Fired at House

A 21 year old man turned himself in at a police station in Chiayi City last night, after firing at least 9 shots into the glass facade of a building at around 10:00 am yesterday morning. The suspect, named Hsieh, told police that he had fired the shots in anger after three of his friends were injured in a fight with another group at a KTV in the early hours of the morning. Police had been searching for Hsieh, after

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