Police said Monday they are searching for a man who took photos of three strangers having an argument before getting into the fight himself. Two were hospitalized, one of whom died, police said.
According to a TV Asahi report, the incident took place at around 4:25 a.m. on Sunday in Konan Ward, Yokohama. Police said that Katsunari Maeda, 25, and a 22-year-old friend had just left a pub when they became involved in an argument with the driver of a car. Witnesses said that a fourth man came along and started filming the quarrel with his smartphone camera. When Maeda told him to stop, the man filming them started attacking them, police quoted witnesses as saying.
Police said the assailant punched and kicked Maeda and his friend, stole their wallets and fled the scene. The driver of the car also took off. Maeda and his friend were taken to hospital where police say Maeda later died.© Japan Today