Hong Kong Actor and film producer Simon Yam best known for playing a crime lord in the movie Tomb raider- The cradle of life was stabbed today while speaking on stage at a promotional event in china.
The actor appeared in the movie IP man, tomb raider and numerous awards winning films. Mr. Simon Yam was stabbed in Zhongshan when this incident happened.
His manager said his client’s injuries were not life threatening and that he had been taken to the hospital. The actor was stabbed in the stomach and slashed on his hands.Preliminary investigation showed his injuries were not critical.
The 64 year old actor was appearing at the opening of a shop in Zhongsan in the southern province of Guangdong on Saturday when a man rush onto to the stage, removed a weapon from his pocket and attacked the victim.
Security guards then rushed to intervene and according to the police the attacker was detained at the scene.