43-year-old Chinese man shot dead by a police officer at Outram MRT

Murder Scene

When they approached him, the suspect took out a knife from his bag and charged at one of the officers.

Police said the officer discharged a single round at close range, hitting the suspect in the chest.

Commander Central Police Division, Superintendent Lau Peet Meng, said, “The armed and dangerous suspect approached my officers in a threatening manner at close proximity. In the circumstances, considering that he was suspected to have just killed another man, the officer had no choice but to open fire.”

Knife vs Gun

Chinese as in from China. What was going through his mind? Did he think he was Wong Fei Hung reincarnate or something? Or did he watched too much of The Matrix?

Click here to watch the video taken shortly after the shooting.

2008-03-06

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