十．一破紀錄 射1400催淚彈 1300橡膠等彈 拘269人 Record 1400 Tear Gas 1300 Shots Fired 269 Arrested on 1 Oct
警方在十．一使用武器破盡紀錄，發射約1400發催淚彈、900發橡膠彈、190布袋彈、230海綿彈，並出動水炮車，在四宗事件中開了6槍，共拘捕269人。警務處副處長鄧炳強為實彈射擊一名18歲抗議者辯護。… Continue reading
Hong Kong police on 1 October fired around 1400 tear gas canisters, 900 rubber bullets, 190 beanbag rounds, 230 sponge bullets, deployed water cannon trucks and fired 6 shots in 4 incidents – setting a new record for ammunition fired and people arrested by the city’s law enforcement in a single day.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Tang Ping-Keung, defended the shooting of an 18-years-old protester with live ammunition, saying that the officer was “aiming for centre mass” in accordance with international standards. When asked about if the policeman has violated the police code when shooting at a close distance at the chest which could kill a person, Tang replied, “Is it definite that we cannot shoot someone to death? It is also not possible that we can stop one’s activity without shooting people dead.”
Of the 269 people arrested, the highest in the past four months, 93 are students and the youngest is only 12 years old. A total of 178 men and 91 women, aged between 12 and 71. When 93 were students, each person was suspected of possessing offensive weapons, illegal assembly, etc., and did not rule out future control. More crimes. In the Sep 29 Admiralty clash, 96 people were arrested for involvement in the riots, a total of 80 men and 16 women, aged 14 to 46.