Gun­man kills con­struc­tion worker

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A man who al­legedly shot dead a con­struc­tion worker and wounded three at their of­fice in Japan is on the run, po­lice said yes­ter­day, mark­ing a rare in­ci­dent of gun vi­o­lence in the coun­try. Pub­lic broad­caster NHK re­ported that the man, who is yet to be iden­ti­fied, was an ac­quain­tance of the vic­tims and is be­lieved to still be armed. He opened fire in­side the of­fice of a con­struc­tion com­pany in the west­ern city of Wakayama, a po­lice spokesper­son said, ad­ding that 45-year-old Jun­suke Ishiyama died af­ter be­ing sent to a hos­pi­tal for a bul­let wound to his stom­ach.

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