Live updates: Assassination of Shinzo Abe

Abe makes a stump speech in Nara on Friday. He was shot immediately after this picture was taken. | KYODO
Abe makes a stump speech in Nara on Friday. He was shot immediately after this picture was taken. | KYODO

Shinzo Abe — Japan’s longest-serving prime minister — has died. He was 67. Abe was shot in an apparent assassination attempt Friday during a stump speech for Sunday’s Upper House election. The killing of the former leader shocked the nation and reverberated around the globe. Here are the latest updates surrounding the assassination.