Authorities Reveal Identity Of Man Behind Stabbing Rampage

The man has traumatized a nation.

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The identity of the man behind the horrifying stabbing incident that left 14 wounded in Bundang has been revealed.

Scene at AK Plaza stabbing | Seoul Shinmun

On August 7, Yonhap News revealed the identity of the suspect behind the stabbing spree.

The man is reportedly Choi Won Jong, a 22-year-old man. Choi Won Jong was apprehended at the scene of a gruesome stabbing rampage on August 3.

On August 3, Choi Won Jong drove into 5 pedestrians near AK Plaza in Bundang, a wealthy suburb of Seoul. Choi Won Jong then ran into the store with a knife, attacking 9 people. 14 people were seriously injured in all.

Police arrested the man at the scene before charging him with attempted murder.

Source: yonhap news