TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man has died in Kaohsiung after an argument over who would foot the bill for alcohol shared amongst friends escalated and resulted in a stabbing.
A group of friends in their sixties were drinking in a warehouse in the city’s Dashe District on Saturday evening (Nov. 11) when the argument occurred. UDN reported that after a man surnamed Guo (郭) was subjected to ridicule over how much he earned, he stabbed a man surnamed Yeh (葉) in the head with a kitchen knife.
Police were alerted by a third man drinking with the pair and broke down a door to enter the warehouse, pepper spraying Guo and apprehending him. Yeh died before paramedics arrived.
The case is being investigated as a homicide.