Two men seriously injured in shooting at Osaka gambling den; suspect at large
Japan Times -- Mar 12
Two men were seriously injured early Monday at a members-only gambling venue in the city of Osaka’s Minami entertainment district, police said.

A suspect, thought to be a man in his 30s, left behind a revolver while fleeing the casino-style online gambling hub, the police said.

Investigators believe the suspect, who was still at large as of Monday evening, intended to murder the two men, a 42-year-old employee of the venue and a 32-year-old customer, as he shot them immediately upon entering the facility.

The police were trying to determine whether the suspect knew the victims.

The customer fell into a coma after being shot but regained consciousness, while the employee was still comatose as of the evening.

A call was made to the emergency services at around 1 a.m. Monday, with the initial report saying there was an unconscious man in the venue.

The employee was shot in the head while the customer suffered a gunshot wound in the left side of his chest, according to the police.

They said the suspect, who fled on foot, was described as being about 160 cm tall with short hair. He was reportedly wearing a gray T-shirt and trousers.

2人の男性を銃撃したとみられる男の姿が防犯カメラに映っていた。 雨のなか、傘も差さずに猛然と走り去る人物が犯人とみられる男だ。11日午前0時40分ごろ、大阪市のインターネットカジノ店で男性従業員(42)と男性客(32)が男に頭や左胸を拳銃で撃たれた。
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