July 8, 2022 at 13:00 JST
NARA--Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in a state of cardiac arrest after being shot here on July 8, police sources said.
Police have apprehended a 41-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.
Two shots were heard while Abe was giving a speech in front of Yamato-Saidaiji Station of the Kintetsu Line at around 11:30 a.m.
He collapsed and was rushed to a hospital.
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