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Gunman who shot three neighbours surrenders to police

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The gunman who shot three neighbours to death after a heated argument over parking area surrendered to Pak Kret police late Tuesday night.

The police are now questioning the gunman identified as Tosaporn Pitakwatananond.

gunman shoots threeTosaporn said he shot the three out of anger after they had been in trouble with him over parking area for almost two years.

On the night of the shooting they engaged in another quarrel with the three.

He also claimed that he drew out a pistol and fired at them because one of them threw a bottle at his wife.

He said he threw away the gun during the escape.

He said he had no intention to shoot them to death, but became angry when they threw a bottle at his wife.

Police are trying to locate the place where he threw his gun away as it is a key at evidence to the shooting.

The shooting happened Monday night in Bang Chan district of Bangkok’s eastern suburb in front Rid Barber on Soi Suan Sayam 15.

Killed were Mrs Sirilak or Jay Muay Sae Hor, 46, Mr Mulloh Bin-umat, 45, owner of the barber shop, and an unidentified Cambodian male employee.

Before the shooting the gunman drove his Toyota van to park in front of the barber shop which is next to his house.

He then had a heated argument with Jay Muay over the parking area in front of his house. Mr Mulloh came out of the shop in bid to calm down the quarrel.

But the angry driver instead, drew out a 9 mm pistol, fired shots at Jay Muay and her Cambodian employee.

Mr Mulloh ran back into his shop to escape but was chased and shot inside the shop.

The gunman then drove off and escaped.

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