Testimony: Japanese gunman shot and killed Shinzo Abe in the middle of town - intended to take his life

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In addition to the widespread condemnation in Japan and abroad for the violence byxo walletthe gunman who assassinated former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The investigative team tried to determine the motives of the assailants. Initially, it was found that he had just quit his job in May. because of being tired

On July 9, 2022, the AP news agency reported the results of an investigation into the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with a firearm on July 8, 2022. A 41-year-old man named Tetsuya Yamagami, 41 years old.

Mr Yamagami lives in Nara City. crime scene west coast of japan The suspect had previously joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, having the same naval status as other countries from 2012 to 2015, based at Kure base. Hiroshima Prefecture

Mr. Tetsuya Yamagami – Tetsuya Yamagami, the perpetrator of the attack, holding a homemade gun. Arrested by the police on July 8, 2022 (Nara Shimbun/Kyodo News via AP)
According to the Japan Times, Mr. Yamagami joined a menu maker company. in the Kansai region during the fall (Sept. to Nov.) 2020

An official at an employment agency in Osaka Prefecture said Mr Yamagami had no problems with the company he worked with. But in April of this year Tell the recruiting company that you want to quit. for health reasons say tired Then the young man resigned in May.

“I don't see what political ideas he has. I can't connect him to this attack,” the official said.

Yamagami relied on a channel in Japanese society where almost no one died with a firearm. And almost no one owns a firearm under strict legal control. by inventing your own gun

Police said the gun was 15 inches, or about 40 centimeters. muzzle-loading is to put a bullet through the muzzle
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