Date: Jul 11, 2019
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
Law enforcement officials yesterday said that Chen Hung-tsung (陳宏宗), a wanted fugitive, was killedin a gunfight in a rural area in Chiayi County after he refused to surrender to police.
An initial assessment of Chen’s body showed that he sustained two bullet wounds, with a fatal wound to the head and another to the left calf, Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) Deputy Commissioner Chu Tsung-tai (朱宗泰) said.
Chen, 58, remained in hiding for three years, and was considered dangerous after being listed as a wanted criminal for illegal firearms possession and attempted murder.
He was involved in a shooting in 2016 in Yunlin County and in 2017 fired at Tainan County police officers. [FULL STORY]