2013 Shanghai shooting

On June 22, 2013, a man went on a killing spree in Shanghai, China. Six people died and four others were injured. The perpetrator allegedly beat to death a coworker at Guangyu fine chemical company in Shanghai's Baoshan District, and then shot to death one person in Pudong District. The perpetrator shot and killed one person in the Baoshan District, and then returned to the fine chemical company, where he shot to death three more people before being apprehended. The suspected perpetrator is 62-year-old Jieming Fan.[1][2]

2013 Shanghai shooting
Shanghai administrative Baoshan.svg
Location of Baoshan District (red) within the city of Shanghai
LocationShanghai, China
DateJune 22, 2013
Attack type
Spree shooting
Weapons
Deaths6
Injured4

DetailsEdit

The attacker allegedly beat a colleague to death at the Guangyu fine chemical company in the Baoshan district of the city. He retrieved a hunting rifle that had been hidden in his dormitory, and then asked a taxi cab driver to take him to Pudong District. When the cab stopped in the Pudong District, the attacker shot the driver to death and drove the vehicle back to Baoshan. In Baoshan, he shot and killed a soldier who was guarding the entrance to a barracks and stole his gun. The suspect then returned to the factory and shot dead three more people, including a manager who may have also been one of the factory's owners.[1][2][3][4]

SuspectEdit

The suspected perpetrator is 62-year-old Fan Jieming. According to Shanghai police, the rampage may have been motivated by an economic dispute.[1][2]

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