Masanori Hikosaka
Born ca. 1937
Attack information
Date October 17, 1958
Location(s) Nagoya, Japan
Target(s) Film theatre
Killed 0
Injured 12 - 13
Weapon(s) Kitchen knife

Masanori Hikosaka was Japanese who wounded at least twelve people, one of them seriously, at a film theatre in Nagoya, Japan during the night of October 17, 1958. After watching a Samurai movie at a cinema the 21-year-old mental patient went to another theatre, where he stood up halfway through the performance and began stabbing the other members of the audience with a kitchen knife until he was overpowered by police.[1][2][3][4]


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