|Jiansheng Chen |
By: Tanya Clark WorldWideWeirdNews.com
(Scroll down for video) A grandfather was shot and killed while playing Pokemon Go in order to bond with his grandchildren, according to police in Virginia.
Chesapeake police said that a security shot and killed 60-year-old Jiansheng Chen, during an altercation.
The incident unfolded on Thursday night around 10:30 p.m.
Chen told his brother that he wanted to play Pokemon Go in order to bond with his grandchildren. He drove the clubhouse, which was designated as a Pokemon Go gym.
While parked outside the Riverwalk clubhouse, a security guard confronted Chen. Chen did not speak English. An altercation broke out and the security guard shot Chen between 5 and 10 times.
Chen was pronounced dead at the scene. The security guard worked for Citywide Protection Services. He told police that he shot Chen in self defense.
So far, no arrests have been made.