KITAKYUSHU (Kyodo) Police raided the home of a yakuza boss and dozens of related locations Friday in Kitakyushu as part of an investigation into a suspected murder attempt involving a shooting at a local construction site two days earlier.

About 90 police officers began searching the home of the boss of the Kudo-kai crime syndicate around 10 a.m., with about 20 riot squad members standing guard outside as about 80 others raided the head office.

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