LAST_UPDATETue, 22 May 2018 11pm

More Than 30 Police Reports Lodged On Shooting Incident In Kota Kinabalu

Location of Penampang in Sabah. /Google MapLocation of Penampang in Sabah. /Google MapKOTA KINABALU: More than 30 reports have been lodged about business premises being shot at here and Penampang.

There are at least 25 reports about windows being smashed here and six in Penampang as police remain on high alert.Initial investigations points to the use of air rifles, according to a police source.

Reports came in from about 11.30pm last night.Some were only noticed when the premises were opened for business this morning.

Among the areas hit in Penampang were at Donggongon town and the HSK Light Industrial area as well as along Jalan Bundusan.

Within the state capital here among the areas hit were at jalan Gaya, Jalan Pantai, Wisma Merdeka, Wariosan Square, KK Times Square, Api-Api Centre, Damai plaza and City Mall.

A businessman in Inanam said the alarm was triggered at a bank near the Taipan after its window was shot at around 11.30pm.

"Many policemen came here and there was a massive traffic jam last night," he said adding witnesses near the bank claimed the window was shot at.

No other losses were reported except for the smashed windows, according to a police source.