Gunman wanted for triple slaying in southern China

Reward offered to find man accused of carrying out the shootings in Guangdong province, state media report

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 23 November, 2017, 2:54pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 23 November, 2017, 7:41pm

A reward has been offered to help catch a man accused of shooting three people to death and injuring six others in a village in southern China, state media reported.

Lin Zhonghong is wanted by the police after the killings in Jingzhouzhen in Guangdong province on Tuesday, the China News Service reported.

Lin, 40, lives in the area, but the report did not give any suggested motive for the killings.

A reward of 100,000 yuan (US$15,000) has been offered for information leading to his capture.

Pictures of the suspect have been issued, along with his national ID card number.

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Police received reports of fighting in Jingzhouzhen at about 8pm on Tuesday.

Two people were found dead at the scene. Another victim died in hospital.

No details were given about the seriousness of the other people’s injuries.