The man who killed six people, including two children, and wounded three more in a Yunnan shooting spree on January 30 was captured by the police in Tengchong county on February 3 after four days of investigation.
The shooter, Shao Zongqi, confessed his crime and admitted that he was seeking revenge on his wife, who he accused of having an affair with his two cousin, Shao Zongping and Shao Zonghua.
Police also seized the man’s gun, a type 56 submachine gun equipped with 40 cartridges, which had been illegally purchased from Burma.
Two of the injured are in a stable condition, and one is still in the ICU under watch. The six deceased were buried on February 4.
By Isabel Quan