A video grab of the incident showing the moment before a protester approaching an officer is shot. Photo: AFP/ Cupid News

Hong Kong policeman who shot protester did not deviate from guidelines, police say, adding that another officer who moved suspect was ‘unaware of injury’

  • Force defends officer’s actions and says he is on leave because of injuries, with a more detailed investigation pending
  • Police do not address questions on why no warning shot was fired
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A video grab of the incident showing the moment before a protester approaching an officer is shot. Photo: AFP/ Cupid News
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Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.