A man died after he was beaten by a gang of about 10 men wearing ski masks in a club in Roppingi early Sunday morning.
According to police, they received a call from the club Flower at about 3:40 a.m., reporting trouble, NTV reported. Witnesses were quoted as saying that a gang of about 10 men came into the club. Some were brandishing metal bats and attacked a 31-year-old man who was drinking with friends.
The attack lasted about 1-2 minutes, witnesses said. The gang left immediately after the assault and got away in a van, police said. The victim, who was identified as Ryosuke Fujimoto, was taken to hospital with severe head injuries, but was pronounced dead.
Police said there were about 300 people in the club at the time, but no one else was injured, NTV reported.© Japan Today