Fugitive killed in gunfight with police in Chiayi

Taipei Times
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 killed

A section of road in Chiayi County’s Dapu Township is cordoned off after a gunfight between police and a wanted criminal yesterday.
Photo copied by Tsai Tsung-hsun, Taipei Times

in 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]

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