Man indicted for shooting fireworks at Shibuya scramble crossing

「目立つと思った」渋谷スクランブル交差点で50発の“打ち上げ花火”

TOKYO, Feb 17 (Japan Today) - A 35-year-old man who shot fireworks over a crowd at Tokyo’s famous Shibuya scramble crossing last year has been sent to prosecutors.

The man, who is a self-employed translator from Kanagawa Prefecture, has been charged with violation of the Road Traffic Law, prosecutors said.

The incident occurred at around 10 p.m. on Nov 14, Kyodo News reported. The man walked on the crowded crossing and began shooting 50 fireworks over the heads of pedestrians for about one minute.

Nobody was injured, although videos taken by pedestrians showed some of the fireworks narrowly missing people’s heads. ...continue reading

Feb 17 () - 去年11月、東京・渋谷のスクランブル交差点で約50発の花火を発射したとして、警視庁は、自称・翻訳業の男性を15日、書類送検しました。  ...continue reading

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