Japan's previous Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot during a mission discourse Friday in western Japan and was transported to a clinic yet he was not breathing and his heart had halted.

Nearby local group of fire-fighters official Makoto Morimoto said Abe was in cardio and pneumonic capture in the wake of being shot and was taken to a prefectural clinic.

Boss Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno let columnists know that police captured the thought shooter at the scene.

"A brutal carry on like this is totally inexcusable, no glaringly obvious explanations are, and we censure it emphatically," Matsuno said.

 with a few safety officers running toward him. He was supposedly shot a couple of moments after he began discussing of a principal train station in western Nara.

State head Fumio Kishida, who has a place with a similar ideological group as Abe, is en route to Tokyo on a helicopter from his own mission objective of Yamagata, in northern Japan

Matsuno said all Cabinet pastors are to get back to Tokyo from their mission trips.

Abe ventured down in 2020 in light of the fact that he said a persistent medical condition has reemerged.

Abe has had ulcerative colitis since he was a youngster and has said the condition was controlled with treatment.