KUNMING, Feb. 4-- One day after a man alleged to be the New Year's Eve spree killer of six was captured in southwest China's Yunnan Province, the gun and 40 bullets have been found.
The imitation type 56 assault rifle belonging to Shao Zongqi, 38, was found near a well by a Taoist temple in Yongxing village at around 7:00 p.m. Monday, after Zongqi told police where he had hidden the weapon.
Shao was apprehended in Banqiao Village, Tengchong County at 5:10 p.m. on Monday, having been at large for four days and nights, according to a statement from the county government.
When he discovered his wife was having affairs with two men from the same village -- Shao Zongping and Shao Zonghua -- Zongqi allegedly went on the rampage, killing Zongping, Zongping's wife and their two sons, Zonghua's father and Zonghua's wife. Zonghua, his son and daughter were injured in the attacks.