AICHI (TR) – Aichi Prefectural Police have launched a murder case in the shooting death of an organized crime member in Nagoya on Friday, reports TBS News (July 16).
At approximately 4:30 p.m., two unknown assailants entered a fourth-floor residence of a building in the Shinsakae area of Naka Ward and shot Tatsuo Saiki, a 64-year-old upper-level member of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi, in the head and chest.
Saiki was confirmed dead about one and a half hours later after being transported to a nearby hospital.
The assailants fired from the entrance into the residence. They then fled the scene in a silver sedan.
About 20 minutes after the incident, the vehicle was found on fire in the parking lot of a shrine located about two kilometers from the residence. Police later confirmed that the car had been stolen.