Suspect, who pointed a handgun at arresting officers, said: 'I fired about 30 rounds'
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Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi is a criminal syndicate (yakuza) that broke away from the Yamaguchi-gumi
Suspect shot the victims at close range with police officers present on October 10
Kiyoshi Takayama served a 6-year prison term for extortion
Boss denies the allegations, police said
Condition not considered life-threatening, police said
NPA said, 'Members are voluntarily leaving because it is difficult to fund operations'
Vehicle belongs to a relative of a member of the Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi, police said
Police suspect that the incident was carried out in retaliation for a shooting in Hyogo Prefecture
At the time of the incident, the boss was in Kobe City to engage in New Year activities for the gang
Gang members passed out candy and other items to children attired in costumes