UPDATE: 67-Year-Old Man Stabs Himself At Sun Plaza Mall In Sembawang, Taken To Hospital
A man was found lying on the floor unconscious at Sun Plaza Mall in Sembawang today (15 Jan)According to reports, the distressing event involved the man inflicting wounds upon himself, evident from the blood stains on his body. Paramedics swiftly conveyed the man to the hospital, where he is currently undergoing treatment.
The individual, dressed solely in black shorts, lay on the floor in plain view of shocked shoppers, directly in front of a McDonald’s outlet. Disturbingly, blood covered his chest, emanating from multiple wounds. At the scene, two police officers were also present. An eyewitness, identified as Ms. Chen (name transliterated from Mandarin), who works at a pastry shop, recounted the entire incident.
According to Ms. Chen, at approximately 1:40 pm, she noticed the man standing alone in the mall’s center. In his right hand, he held a sharp knife measuring about 15cm in length, and with a calm expression on his face, he proceeded to stab his chest two or three times. The incident left onlookers stunned and perturbed by the distressing spectacle that unfolded in the heart of the busy shopping complex.
Sun Plaza Suicide Attempt – Law enforcement is actively investigating a distressing incident at Sun Plaza where a man was found bleeding, prompting an immediate emergency response. While initial reports suggest a possible suicide attempt, the exact circumstances are unconfirmed.
Authorities are diligently working to understand the events leading to the incident. Emergency medical personnel are assessing the severity of the injuries, prioritizing the individual’s well-being. Interviews with witnesses and scrutiny of surveillance footage aim to establish a timeline and identify contributing factors.
Crisis intervention teams are assisting affected individuals, emphasizing mental and emotional well-being. Updates on the investigation will be provided, and community support services will be offered to those affected, emphasizing unity and compassion during challenging times.
This is a developing story. We will update this article as soon as more information becomes available.
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