Shooting at office leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt
tokyoreporter.com -- Feb 15
Ibaraki Prefectural Police are searching for a man suspected in a shooting incident at an office in Kamisu City that left one person dead and another injured, reports TV Asahi.

According to police, a male employee of an industrial waste management company entered the office and opened fire, hitting two male employees, at around 7:40 a.m.

One hurt employee, 49, was confirmed dead after arrival at a nearby hospital, fire authorities said, according to TBS News (Feb. 15). The other injured employee, 28, was conscious during transport to the hospital but the severity of his injuries are not known.

The shooter, believed to be aged in his 50s or 60s, fled the scene after the incident in a vehicle. Police are seeking his whereabouts.

Article via Gun News Daily

15日朝、茨城県神栖市の会社で従業員が他の従業員2人を拳銃で撃ち、1人が死亡した。撃った男は車で逃走したが、その後、市内の公園で死亡しているのが見つかった。
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