• Kyodo


Police said Tuesday a man believed to have shot and killed another man the previous day at a karaoke bar in Tokyo’s Kabukicho entertainment hub fled from the scene via motorcycle, suggesting the suspect had prepared a means of getaway.

The victim, identified as Lee Hung-jong, a 65-year-old South Korean national living in Tokyo, was a member of a group under the Sumiyoshikai crime syndicate more than 20 years ago, according to the police.

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