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‘Gangster film’-like street shooting in China kills one, injures three

One man was killed and three others were seriously injured during a dramatic street shooting in China on Monday, People’s Daily reported.

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Police sealed off the crime scene. Photo: Weibo.

Police in Shangrao, Jiangxi province confirmed the shooting happened at a night market food stall, the newspaper said. Netizens who claimed to have witnessed the shooting said the episode was “like a gangster film.”

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A police car parked at the shooting scene. Photo: Weibo.

Bullets flew as attackers, who used surgical masks to cover their faces, allegedly fired “a dozen guns” before speeding away in a car without a licence plate, a user on Wechat said. Pictures posted on social media showed the crime scene was cordoned off and police were investigating the case. No arrests have been made.

'Gangster film'-like street shooting in China kills one, injures three