Police Open Fire On Hostage-Taker at Guangzhou Bus Terminal, One DeadPosted: 06/28/2014 7:43 pm
A man has been shot dead while attempting to take a hostage at a busy provincial transportation hub in Guangzhou, reports the Pearl River Times.
At approximately 12:30 this afternoon, a 39 year-old man from Yunnan named Li tried to kidnap a woman with a knife at the Guangzhou Provincial Bus Terminal. According to the official account of what happened, Li refused when police ordered him to put down the knife, then tried to attack the police. Police opened fire, killing Li at the scene.