Woman in 40s Seriously Injured in Stabbing Incident at MTV VMAs Japan With Cha Eunwoo in Attendance

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A stabbing incident occurred at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards Japan attended by Cha Eun Woo and others.

While no celebrities were harmed, one audience member was stabbed and severely injured.

The incident took place at 5:45 PM on the 23rd at K-Arena Yokohama in Japan during the ongoing MTV VMAJ 2023 music awards ceremony. Cha Eun Woo and Tomohisa Yamashita were among those in attendance.

According to local police, a woman in her 40s was stabbed in the abdomen at the scene. Four ambulances arrived at the scene, and the police are pursuing the whereabouts of the attacker.

A woman in her 50s who witnessed the scene stated, “I was standing in line for the artist’s autograph when police cars and ambulances rushed in. It’s scary that something like this happened.”

Meanwhile, Cha Eun Woo attended the awards ceremony and received the Global Icon Award on the same day.

>> Cha Eun Woo Becomes the First Asian to Win “Global Icon” at MTV VMAJ 2023

Regarding the incident, Cha Eun Woo’s agency, Fantagio, stated, “We confirmed the situation after the news came out. The incident occurred after Cha Eun Woo finished the performance and returned home.”

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