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M'SIAN SHOOTINGS: Man shot at outside Penang night club
Publication Date : 09-08-2013
A 43-year-old man, believed to be the chief bouncer of a dance club, was shot at seven times in front of the entrance to entertainment outlets in a mall in Jalan Datuk Keramat, Penang.
Fortunately for the victim, only a single bullet from the found the target, hitting him in the left thigh.
Sources said that the chief bouncer was talking to a man at the open car park who then shot him as he headed towards the entertainment outlets.
He then rushed limping to one of the dance clubs to seek help from friends.
He was rushed to the Penang Hospital and is now in a stable condition.
The victim, known only as Too Pek, was said to be one of the top guns of a notorious triad in the state.
Partygoers to the dance clubs said they heard sounds similar to that of firecrackers.
Police have since picked up two cleaners, both foreigners, at the scene who allegedly tried to wipe out the evidence.
Police also recovered seven bullet casings.
A police spokesperson said they were reviewing the close-circuit television footage taken at the scene.
In another unrelated incident, six shots were fired at a bungalow of a businessman in Pulau Tikus, Penang, early Thursday, but no one was injured, police said.
OCPD Gan Kong Meng said the businessman had earlier lodged a police report claiming that he received an extortion letter together with six bullets.
Only the businessman's 29-year-old son, his wife and their maid were at home during the 1:15am incident.
The incidents add to a series of shootings that have been happening all around the country recently.