The Jakarta Post
A soto ayam (chicken soup) seller was arrested in East Bekasi on Friday for allegedly shooting a woman.
The incident in question occurred when the soto ayam seller, identified as A, was reportedly testing out an air rifle he had recently procured, opening fire on a utility pole across his kiosk. A woman, identified as DF , however, was reportedly shot instead. The victim is currently being treated at a hospital.
“Even though it was an accident, the alleged perpetrator violated the law by opening fire on a public road instead of a shooting range,” Bekasi Police crimes division chief, Adj. Sr. Comr. Deny Supriadi, said Saturday as quoted by kompas.com.