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