CRIENGLISH.com Web Editor: Luo Dan
Two people, including a foreigner, were killed Wednesday by a knife-wielder in Beijing.
In a message tweeted on Sina Weibo, China's popular social media platform, Beijing police said the male suspect is not a local resident and the attack occurred at around 5 p.m. near Joy City Chaoyang, a major shopping mall in the east of the city.
The two victims were found dead when police rushed to the scene and the suspect was put under control.
Initial investigation showed that the suspect surnamed Xiao is from Yishui County of east China's Shandong province. He is 27 years old and suffers from mental illness.
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