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Taiwanese Parishioners Targeted by Affinity ‘One China’ Policy Active Shooter in Laguna Woods, CA

Robert J. Bunker and Pamela Ligouri Bunker

C/O Futures Terrorism Research Note Series

24 May 2022

On Sunday, 15 May 2022, about forty parishioners belonging to the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church were targeted in a domestic terrorism incident taking place in Laguna Woods, California. The perpetrator, sixty-eight year old David Wenwei Chou, from Las Vegas, Nevada, was subdued by the parishioners, resulting in one dead and five critically wounded. Chou represents a new form of affinity ‘One China’ policy active shooter. The incident crosses a firebreak with it being the first of its kind identified to have taken place in the United States and inspired by United Front Work Department (UFWD) influence operations.

CO Futures Affinity 'One China' Policy Active Shooter
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