Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot during a speech in Nara on Friday.

Abe was campaigning for an LDP candidate in Sunday's upper house election when the incident occurred.

- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has condemned the attack as "barbaric" as global mournings pour in.

Nara resident Tetsuya Yamagami was arrested at the scene. He admitted shooting Abe and will be charged with murder on July 10.

- Yamagami said he had a grudge against a specific organization and thought Abe was connected to that organization.

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be buried on July 12, TBS reported, citing government officials.

1954-born Shinzo Abe was Japan's former prime minister. Since 2006, he's been Japan's prime minister. After three terms, he resigned due to health issues.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday via Twitter that he was "deeply saddened by the horrific killing" of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.