Defence ministry officials told the Associated Press that the man was carrying a South Korean passport which identified him as Nam Young-ho. He had been deported from Japan in June, the agency reported.
The shooting comes amid a thawing of ties between the North and the South adidas fashion shoes as more than 800 South Koreans poured into the jointly-run Kaesong industrial complex.
The zone, just inside North Korea, is home to 123 South Korean factories that employ more than 50,000 North Koreans.
The restart is being described as a trial but more than half of the South Korean companies had asked North Korean employees to report for work, officials said.
The BBC’s correspondent in Seoul, Lucy Williamson, says the incident occurred close to the the ImjingakMemorial Park – a key tourist site along the demilitarised zone between the North and the South.
The most senior woman police officer in Afghanistan’s troubled Helmand province has died in hospital, a day after being shot by unidentified gunmen.
Lieutenant Negar was shot in the neck near police headquarters in the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah.
She is the third senior policewoman to be killed in recent months. Her predecessor in springblade shoes Helmand, Islam Bibi, was killed on her way to work in July.
Father Ayoub Youssef, the patron of MarGuirguisChurch for Catholics in Dalga, told the BBC that Christian families were “relieved” but still concerned, following Monday’s developments.
Eyewitnesses said the Islamists put up no resistance as the troops entered the town, which is around 300km (190 miles) south of Cairo.
In a recent interview with the New York Times, Lt Negar said she loved her job, discount energy boost shoes and felt it was important that women came forward to work for the police.
After her two female colleagues were killed in July, she said her role was to give courage to the 30 or so other women police officers in Helmand and boost their morale.