Fatal Quarrel in Mahjong Parlor
- Created on Friday, 01 June 2012 10:42
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 18:00
- Written by Staff
SHANGHAI - A man was stabbed to death at noon yesterday by a drunk man following a quarrel in a mahjong parlor in the city’s Yangpu District. The tragedy happened around 1:30pm when the 40-something attacker, reeking of alcohol, entered the house and shouted. The victim, surnamed Zhou, 39, who owned the mahjong parlor, tried to stop the unwelcome visitor, some witnesses said.
The two fought and the drunken man took out a fruit knife and stabbed Zhou in the belly. Zhou fell to the ground and went into a coma. Zhou, a native of Jiangsu Province, was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead there. Police said they quickly caught the killer.