Tai Po Jade Plaza 21.12.2019

A 19-year-old was arrested when after he allegedly fired a live round at officers intercepting him.

A suspected pistol was found at the scene, and officers seized an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and over 200 rounds of ammunition at a nearby flat. The suspect was arrested last December for possession of an illegal firearm and was kept in custody before being bailed in February. Police began investigations after he skipped bail on December 8. (Source)

When the polices are securing the pistol and the suspect at the crime scene, a group of protesters gathered harrassed the polices.

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RUMOR CHECK:

A withness told the press that a police officer was tampering with the gun being fired at the crime scene.

THIS IS CONFIRMED TO BE FAKE.

As show in this video below, the gun was always on the floor. No one has touched the gun throughout the entire incident. The police officer is protecting the evidence:



Source: Cable TV News

https://www.hk01.com/%E7%AA%81%E7%99%BC/412606/%E5%A4%A7%E5%9F%94%E9%96%8B%E6%A7%8D-%E6%AA%A2p80-ar-15%E6%AD%A5%E6%A7%8D%E5%A4%A7%E6%89%B9%E5%AD%90%E5%BD%88-%E8%AD%A6-%E7%9B%B8%E4%BF%A1%E9%9B%86%E6%9C%83%E6%99%82%E5%82%B7%E5%AE%B3%E8%AD%A6%E5%93%A1

https://www.hongkongfp.com/2019/12/21/19-year-old-arrested-for-tai-po-shooting-as-hong-kong-police-seize-rifle-and-ammunition-at-flat/

https://news.mingpao.com/ins/%E6%B8%AF%E8%81%9E/article/20191220/s00001/1576853029112/%E5%A4%A7%E5%9F%94%E9%96%8B%E6%A7%8D%E6%A1%88%E4%B8%80%E7%94%B7%E5%AD%90%E8%A2%AB%E6%8D%95-%E9%98%B2%E6%9A%B4%E8%AD%A6%E6%96%BD%E6%94%BE%E5%82%AC%E6%B7%9A%E5%BD%88%E9%A9%85%E6%95%A3%E5%9C%8D%E8%A7%80%E8%80%85

https://www.thestandnews.com/politics/%E5%A4%A7%E5%9F%94%E6%9C%89%E4%BA%BA%E5%90%91%E8%AD%A6%E9%96%8B%E6%A7%8D-%E8%AD%A6%E5%88%B6%E6%9C%8D%E4%B8%80%E7%94%B7%E5%AD%90-%E6%93%9A%E5%A0%B1%E6%98%AF%E6%8C%81%E6%A7%8D%E9%80%9A%E7%B7%9D%E7%8A%AF/

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-and-crime/article/3043051/hong-kong-police-foil-armed-robbery-which-live-round



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