There were no reports of any gunshot-like sounds during the incident.
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An elderly man at a restaurant in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail (TTDI), Kuala Lumpur sustained minor injuries after being hit by a bullet on Sunday (31 Jan).
According to a statement by Brickfields District Police Chief Assistant Commissioner Anuar Omar, while cleaning the restaurant kitchen located at Jalan Aminuddin Baki, TTDI, the elderly man felt sudden pain around his armpit area and noticed he was injured there.
After looking around, he noticed what appeared to be a bullet lying by his foot
The 69-year-old man later visited a private clinic for treatment before lodging a police report over the matter at noon the following day (1 Feb).
A mysterious crime
The case went viral on social media yesterday, with discussions held in a closed Facebook group for TTDI residents, on Twitter, and forwarded through WhatsApp.
On WhatsApp, a picture of a bullet and the man’s injuries, together with a voice note from him saying that he has since made a police report and the police are investigating the case was shared widely.
In the voice note, the man also clarified that he does not know who shot him, adding that the whole incident is “no big deal”.
TTDI residents have confirmed with TRP that the voice is a near match to a stall operator at the restaurant.
We have classified the case as attempted murder and causing injury with arms without lawful excuse.Assistant Commissioner Anuar Omar, Brickfields District Police Chief
ACP Anuar has urged members of the public with information on the incident to contact by either visiting their nearest police station or calling the Brickfield police hotline (03-2297 9222) or the Kuala Lumpur police hotline (03-2115 9999).