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Las Vegas Chinatown waiter shot 11 times says he wants to put in more ‘enthusiasm’ serving customers

Shanghai Taste waiter shooting
  • Chengyan Wang, the Shanghai Time head waiter who was shot 11 times during an attempted burglary in December 2021, said he was “incredibly grateful” to be alive and for the support of the Las Vegas community in his first public appearance.
  • “Las Vegas is a beautiful town,” Wang said. “The town has a lot of humane folks who really showed up during the pandemic, and I’m really appreciative.”
  • He reportedly suffered four shots to the abdomen, one to the shoulder, another through the neck and one on a hand, among other areas on his body.

The restaurant waiter who was shot 11 times during an attempted burglary in Las Vegas in December 2021 has appeared publicly for the first time since the nearly fatal incident.

Chengyan Wang said he was “incredibly grateful” to be alive and for the support of the Las Vegas community after he was shot allegedly by Rashawn Gaston-Anderson, 23, while working at Shanghai Taste on Dec. 20.

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