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1 Killed, 2 Injured In Shooting At Japanese Army Training Range: Report

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1 Killed, 2 Injured In Shooting At Japanese Army Training Range: Report

A government spokesperson confirmed that a suspect had been detained. (Representational)

Tokyo:

One person has been killed and two others wounded in a shooting at an army training range in Japan, local media said Wednesday.

Broadcaster NHK and Jiji Press agency both reported the death, which came after the government confirmed three members of the Self-Defense Forces had been wounded and a person was in custody over the incident.

“Around 9.00am today, there was a shooting incident by a member of the Self-Defense at the … Hino basic firing range and three Self-Defense Force personnel were injured,” said top government spokesman Hirokazu Matsuno.

He confirmed that a suspect had been detained, but gave no further details.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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