Police in Nakama City, Fukuoka Prefecture, have arrested a 75-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he attacked an assemblyman with a gun-like object on Monday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. on Monday. Fuji TV reported that Nakama City assemblyman Kazuhiko Yonemitsu, 74, was attacked in the underground parking lot of Nakama City Hall and struck in the face and head with a gun-like object. Police said he sustained light injuries.
Police arrested Masao Okamoto at the scene of the crime, and said he is currently refusing to offer any explanation or motive for his action.© Japan Today