Fugitive trades fire with S. Korean force

Posted: June 23, 2014 at 3:33 a.m.

SEOUL, South Korea -- A South Korean army sergeant who fled his unit on the border with North Korea after killing five fellow soldiers engaged in a shootout with troops Sunday, military officials said. His unit took his parents to the scene, asking them to persuade their son to surrender.

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