JOHOR BARU: A general manager with a water tank factory was shot and wounded on the left shoulder during a botched robbery at Jalan Seelong Jaya 15, Senai, here today.
Cheong Mun Sang, 46, who was driving a Toyota Innova was pursued by a white Proton Exora about 50 metres after leaving his factory at 7.55am.
The Proton Exora tried to force Cheong to a side while a rear seat passenger of the vehicle fired at the victim.
"The victim turned back to his factory to seek help. The robbers left when Cheong reached his factory," said Kulai police chief Supt Zulkefly Yahya when contacted today.
He said Cheong was taken to the hospital by his workers and his condition was reported to be stable.
The multi-purpose vehicle used by the robbers had false registration number, he added. The police are investigating the case under Section 307 of the Penal Code for attempted murder. - BERNAMA