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Police open fire in Tai Po
     Police are investigating a Police open fire case in Tai Po today (August 30).

     At about 1.30pm, Police received a report from a 23-year-old man that someone was driving the light goods vehicle (LGV) of his employer on Jockey Club Road in Sheung Shui which was previously reported missing. After pursuit, the suspicious LGV collided with the LGV driven by the informant at Lam Kam Road Interchange. A man from the suspicious LGV got on a private car at scene and fled.

     When officers attempted to intercept the private car, the car was directed towards a male police officer. An officer fired one shot at the target. The private car then fled towards Tai Po direction.

     At about 3.30pm, officers located a private car in suspected connection with the case near Kwong Fuk Estate, Tai Po. Police seized trace amount of suspected "ice" drugs inside the recovered LGV.

     The 23-year-old man and four police officers felt unwell. They were sent to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital in conscious state.

     Investigation by the Regional Crime Unit of New Territories North is underway. Anyone who witnessed the case or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 3388.
Ends/Thursday, August 30, 2018
Issued at HKT 23:57
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