Police on Wednesday arrested a 43-year-old man for shooting his ex-girlfriend and her father with a remodeled air gun in front of their house in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture, on Monday night. The two victims remain in a critical condition.
Hatsuo Togasaki was found in Ageo City, Saitama Prefecture, by police on Wednesday and arrested for allegedly shooting Rie Akutsu, 30, and her father Takayuki Yamada, 53, around 6 p.m. on Monday. Police found the gun on him at the time of his arrest.
Police said Akutsu consulted them about Togasaki's violent behavior toward her last spring.© News reports