- Published on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 10:12
KLANG: A turf war between two gangs for control of businesses in the district has led to four men being seriously injured after they were shot and attacked with parang here early yesterday.The incident in Jalan Bukit Kapar, here, left one victim with a gunshot wound on his left leg while three others suffered serious hand injuries.
It is learnt the four victims and two others had been drinking in an old container which had been converted into a liquor store when they were attacked by at least 15 men who arrived at the scene in two cars and four motorcycles.
One suspect fired two shots which struck one of the victim's leg before the others began to attack the others in the container.
Klang Utara district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Shukor Sulong, who confirmed the incident, said police rushed to the scene after receiving a call about the fight.
However, the suspects fled the scene before police managed to get there.
Police later recovered one bullet casing, two live bullets from the scene.
"The victim who was injured in the leg managed to get treatment at a nearby clinic.
"The others with serious hand injuries were rushed to Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital," he said.
Initial police investigations showed that the attack was over gang rivalry for control of the liquor and scrap metal business.
Shukor said police have identified three suspects and a manhunt is on to locate them.
- New Straits Times