One suspect killed, police injured in drug raid shootout

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/30
By: Liao Jen-kai and Christie Chen

Taipei, March 30 (CNA) A shootout between police and drug suspects on Monday evening in 201503300038t0001Zhubei in Hsinchu County has left one suspect dead and two policemen injured, according to authorities.

Accompanied by Coast Guard officials, several police officers from Taichung were attempting to arrest a 40-year-old man wanted for drug violations in Zhubei when the man and his accomplice fired gunshots at the police, according to law enforcement officials.

The man, surnamed Hung, was hit by a bullet in the exchange but still tried to escape by jumping out of the building he was in. He was then taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.     [FULL  STORY]

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