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Two injured officials in stable condition after SW China shooting

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-01-05 09:52

CHENGDU - Two leading officials in the southwestern Chinese city of Panzhihua, Sichuan province, have undergone operations and are in stable condition after being injured in a shooting incident, local authorities said.

The city's Party chief Zhang Yan and mayor Li Jianqin were shot around 10:50 am during a meeting at a local conference and exhibition center.

The suspect, who was identified by the local police as the city's land and resources chief Chen Zhongshu, was found dead with the weapon in a small room on the second floor of the center at 12:33 pm.

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