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Singer JJ Lin punched during signing event in Taipei

Singer JJ Lin punched during signing event in Taipei

Taipei, Jan. 1 (CNA) Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin was punched by a man at a signing event in Taipei Thursday but did not appear to suffer any serious injuries. Police are investigating possible motives for the attack. The 33-year-old Lin was signing autographs for his new album "Genesis" at the bustling Ximending shopping district when a man who appeared to be in his early 30s rushed onto the stage and took a swing at the singer, according to witnesses and an initial report by the Wanhua police precinct. Lin went to National Taiwan University Hospital in an ambulance and left the emergency room shortly after. The man suspected of assaulting the star was taken to a police station for questioning. (By Liu Chien-pang and Christie Chen)


Updated : 2021-09-21 01:08 GMT+08:00