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Young man stabs senior citizen waiting for taxi because he just wanted to kill someone

By Mason White 6:07 PM October 15, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A young man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a senior citizen who waiting for a taxi, police in Japan said.

Tokyo police said that they have arrested the 33-year-old man, who was not identified, after stabbing the 65-year-old man just because he wanted to kill someone.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded around 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, as the victim was waiting for a taxi.

He was stabbed in the back. A witness at the scene called police, and the suspect, who still standing near the victim, was arrested.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he is said to be in stable condition. During questioning, the suspect told police that he chose the victim at random because he just wanted to kill someone.