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Police shot dead a local administrative official in Chonburi province after he fired a handgun at his girlfriend and her alleged German partner late last night.
According to police, Nattapol Yimpakdi, a 54-year-old official at Chonburi Provincial Administrative Organisation, arrived at a restaurant on Khao Lam Road last night and opened fire at a Thai woman and German man, severely injuring both.
Several police officers who were also eating at the restaurant reportedly ordered Nattapol to drop his weapon, but the official refused and fired at police, said Pol.Cpt. Warit Butthijak, an officer at Saen Suk Police Station.
“The officers were forced to return fire,” Pol.Cpt. Warit said. “A bullet hit the suspect in a vital organ and killed him.”
Nattapol was shot once in the chest, police say. Medical workes say the Thai woman and German man, who are being treated at a hospital, are in “severe” condition.