41-year-old ex-military man held after former Japan PM shot twice

Shinzo Abe, former Japan Prime Minister, collapsed on the street, with several security guards running toward him

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, was shot at during an election campaign in western Japan’s Nara city

Shinzo Abe,  Ex-Japan Prime Minister Shot: In this image from a video, Japan’s  former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, falls on the ground in Nara

The Nara fire department said that Abe was in cardiopulmonary arrest before he was taken to the hospital.

A 41-year-old man Tetsuya Yamagami, believed to be a resident of Nara City