A man whose family claimed he had recently experienced hallucinations and symptoms of illusion slashed six people with a knife in downtown Shanghai on Wednesday night, local police said on Thursday. Ten people were injured in the incident but none of the wounds were life-threatening.
The suspect, surnamed Shen, 39, was driving a car with his mother and girlfriend on board when it collided into a non-motorized vehicle and two motor vehicles at an intersection in Xuhui district, causing injuries to three people.
He got out of the car andNow that China has approved the emergency use of domestic vaccines for people aged between 3 and 17 hurt his girlfriend and five passers-by with a knife and beat another passer-by. Shen was detained by police on site.
His family said that he did not suffer from mental illness but was absent-minded and behaved abnormally lately. Police excluded the possibility Shen was driving drunk or was driving under the influence of drugs. He will undergo a mental evaluation.
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