64-year-old Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed at a promotional event in Zhongshan, China on July 20, 2019.

Stabbed in abdomen on stage

A CTITV News video circulating online shows an unidentified man dressed in a singlet rushing onstage and stabbing Yam in the abdomen.

In the video, Yam steps back while the man continues to lunge forward, waving the weapon in attempts to hurt Yam.

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Screams can be heard from the audience at the event who witnessed what happened. The man was later subdued by security officers.

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Hospitalised

Yam was conscious following the assault and was later seen walking to a vehicle while being supported, his hand pressing against his bleeding wound.

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Another video circulating on Weibo also revealed a voice message from Yam, which was allegedly sent to a WeChat group after he was stabbed.

In the message, Yam sounded calm and sought help from friends, saying:

“Find someone to help me, I’m on the stage now. There is someone crazy here holding a knife and he stabbed me once. I’m bleeding now, I think I have to go to the hospital.”

He was later sent to the hospital to receive treatment.

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Yam condition is stable and an investigation is ongoing.

You can watch the CTITV video here:

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About Zhangxin Zheng

Zhangxin’s favourite pastime is singing Mulan’s soundtrack in the mangrove forests. She hopes to perfect the art of napping in a hammock in the mangroves without being drowned by rising sea levels.





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