The China Post
Date: May 23, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Imagine waiting for the subway on a busy weekday and seeing a gun
fall from another waiting bystander.
That’s what happened Monday morning on Taiwan’s busiest subway system, with a daily ridership of an estimated 1.8 million.
An eyewitness saw a gun fall from a man onto the floor of Taipei MRT’s Yongning station. The man immediately picked up the weapon and tucked it in his waistside, but not before an eyewitness alerted authorities, who later apprehended the man at Taipei Main Station.
The suspect, a 46-year-old surnamed Chen, maintained his innocence while police searched him, but they soon found the gun on him, along with bullets and a pair of handcuffs. [FULL STORY]