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Burmese Man Grabs Gun, Opens Fire in Malaysia

28 May 2013

A Burmese man ran amok in the Malaysian city of George Town, on the island of Penang, after stealing a gun from a local police officer, according to a report by the Kuala Lumpur-based daily The Star. The 33-year-old man grabbed the gun and fired three shots before police were able to subdue him. No one was injured in the incident, which took place inside a police station where the man had attempted to file a complaint against a friend who he accused of threatening him. According to police, the man also attempted to shoot himself, but failed because the gun jammed.