Police fire pepper spray at private estate terrace, criticised reporters

In the early hours of October 31, the police continued to disperse the gathering at Tuen Mun Tai Hing operational base late at night, with some residents in the vicinity dissatisfied with the police action and accusing the police officers. During the period, one officer fired a shot at the residential terrace in Venice Garden, while another officer fired multiple rounds of pepper spray canisters.

Reporters at the scene said the officers fired without being sure if there was a target on the residential terrace. When the police officers were questioned, they shouting, “Which media organisation are you from?” Afterwards, reporters said there were people on the platform.

RTHK