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Former Prime Minister of Japan has been shot while giving a speech.
9:49PM PST: CONFIRMED, former prime minister Shinzo Abe has been shot in the chest.
9:51PM PST: The attacker has reportedly been taken into custody.
9:53PM PST: Confirmed attacker in custody.
10:00PM CDT: contradicting reports say Abe was shot in the back, not chest.
10:02PM CDT: Abe reportedly went into cardiac arrest. He is in critical condition.
10:03PM CDT: Abe reportedly shot by suspect with a shotgun.
10:07PM CDT: Witness say that Shinzo Abe was shot twice. The first gunshot caused him to fall backwards. The second shot happened as he fell to the ground. After shooting, the attacker did not leave, he stood there and watched.
10:23PM CDT: Shooter identified as Tetsuya Yamagami (41)
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