Shinzo Abe shooting latest: Ex-Japanese PM showing ‘no vital signs’ after suspect Tetsuya Yamagami shot him in chest

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Shinzo Abe shooting latest: Ex-Japanese PM showing ‘no vital signs’ after suspect Tetsuya Yamagami shot him in chest

FORMER Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is fighting for life after a gunman shot him in the chest during a political rally. Yamagami Tetsuya has been name

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FORMER Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is fighting for life after a gunman shot him in the chest during a political rally.

Yamagami Tetsuya has been named as the suspected gunman.

The 41-year-old was immediately apprehended after allegedly shooting the former PM in Naga.

Mr Abe is reportedly unresponsive after being shot in the chest during a political speech – with EMTs saying he is showing “no vital signs” as he remains unconscious.

He was rushed to the hospital after collapsing – and may have gone into cardiac arrest, Kyodo News reported.

The alleged shooting took place in Nara, Japan, and was captured on video.

Read our Shinzo Abe shooting blog for updates…

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