Simon Yam (任達華) was stabbed by a knife during an activity in Zhongshan on 20th July 2019. The suspect was a 53 years old man named Mr Chan who used a fruit knife with 20cm long to stab Simon on the stage. Based on the information, Simon requested to EEG to return to Hong Kong and the company arranged a medical vehicle for him immediately. He is returning to Hong Kong and will be continuing the treatment at the hospital in Hong Kong Island.
According to the Chinese media, the length of the wound on Simon’s right abdomen is 2cm and 3cm deep. The suspect was subdued instantly and pleaded guilty to causing harm to Simon during the preliminary investigation. The psychiatrist from the hospital in Zhongshan diagnosed Mr Chan as having mental disorder and hallucinations.