Veta Chan

Veta Chan

Veta is a contributor to Inkstone. She is an intern on the Hong Kong desk of the South China Morning Post.

Family feud fuels rare shooting spree in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has been rocked by its first shooting in years, in a family dispute turned daylight murder in a Hong Kong park. In a city with stringent gun control laws, shootings are almost unheard-of. But Ada Tsim Sum-kit, a 44-year-old bodyguard, allegedly shot dead an elderly aunt and uncle and wounded two other relatives during a family meeting on Tuesday afternoon. She had arranged to meet her aunts and uncles, all aged between 60 and 80, in the public park to settle a dispute over her grandmother’s inheritance, which was a $1 million apartment. When the meeting broke up without agreement shortly before 3pm, the woman is said to have pulled out what is believed to be a semi-automatic Beret