A gangland kingpin who was shot a number of times, including once in the head, died at a hospital Wednesday after being found earlier in the day in a condominium stairwell in the western Tokyo suburb of Machida, police said.
Tomoyuki Arai, 33, leader of Arai Sogyo, a gang affiliated with the Inagawa-kai underworld syndicate, died from gunshot wounds, police said.
The condo’s manager found Arai at around 2:25 a.m. in the stairwell between the fourth and fifth floors of the seven-story Sunnyside Machida, where he was a resident, the police said.
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