Steve Li, a Senior Superintendent of the Police Organised Crime and Triad Bureau said that the man had been subdued by police after he’d fired a shot in the northern Tai Po district.
At least four people have been arrested in connection with the deaths, a police official says.
Last year alone, over 2,000 people were killed by police, many of them in illegal encounters where the attempted escape of victims was staged, a HRW report states.
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