• Kyodo


A 57-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in connection with the shooting death last month of a nurse and wounding of a doctor at a hospital in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, police said.

Kazuya Umano, a former underworld figure, allegedly shot Ayumi Tanaka, 39, and stabbed Dr. Hitoshi Jinnai, 37, at Senboku Jinnai Hospital on Feb. 27. Jinnai, whose older brother is the deputy director of the hospital, sustained serious wounds to his chest.

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