Japan: Two reported hurt in hospital shooting in Toda
A shooting at a hospital in the Japanese city of Toda has left two people injured, according to local media reports.
The suspect, believed to be in the age range of 50 to 70, fled on a motorcycle.
Meanwhile, local media reports that two hostages have been taken inside a post office in neighbouring Warabi.
It is unclear if the two incidents are connected.
Footage of a man carrying a gun and standing at the entrance of a post office near the Toda Chuo General Hospital where the two people were shot, according to Japanese media.
The two injured people have been identified as a doctor and an elderly patient. The hostages are two women in their 20s and 30s, reports say.