Skip to comments.Gunman arrested after shooting ex-vice president's son [Taiwan]
Posted on 11/26/2010 7:18:25 AM PST by sand lake bar
Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) A gunman who allegedly shot Sean Lien, the son of former Vice President Lien Chan, at an election rally in a Taipei City suburb Friday night has been arrested, Criminal Investigation Bureau Director-General Lin Teh-hua has confirmed.
According to Lin, the alleged gunman was believed to be a member of a gang in Yonghe City in Taipei County, but he provided no other details.
Lien, 40, was rushed to National Taiwan University Hospital for emergency treatment, but President Ma Ying-jeou said at a campaign rally for Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin that Lien's wound was not life threatening.
Lien resigned from his post as chairman of Taipei EasyCard Co. early this year for health reasons. He is now a member of the ruling Kuomintang's Central Committee.
The attack came on the eve of elections of mayors and councilors in Taipei City, Taipei County (to be renamed Xinbei City) and the special