Taiwan English News
Date: June 13, 2019
By: Phillip Charlier
Police have have blockaded streets around a car dealership next to the Taoyuan City Council building on Sanmin Road this evening, after two armed gangsters stormed the car yard, fired several shots, and took 9 people hostage.
The siege began at around 7:00pm, and the men were said to be armed with handguns, rifles, and a grenade.
The suspects are believed to be members of the Heavenly Way Alliance, belonging to a faction called the Justice League. The suspects are wanted in relation to case involving shots being fired at a motel in Taoyuan City last month.
As New Taipei City police attempted to arrest a suspect named Lin today, Lin and his accomplice fled to Taoyuan City, and began tonight’s siege. [FULL STORY]