May 25 2023
NAGANO – A woman died in an incident in which a man fired a hunting gun Thursday afternoon in the city of Nakano, Nagano Prefecture, central Japan.
Four people, including the woman and two police officers, were injured, and the woman, who is also believed to have been stabbed, was confirmed dead after being taken to hospital, according to local police.
The man is holed up in a nearby house and may also be armed with a knife. According to neighborhood residents, the man is a farmer in his 30s and lives in the house.
At around 4:25 p.m. (7:25 a.m. GMT), the police received a report from a neighbor that a woman had been stabbed by a man.
After the report, the man opened fire at people.
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