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Man shoots former classmate in head at temple Songkran celebration in Lopburi

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Police are hunting a man who they named as “Kung” after a shooting left 33 year old Surawut dead outside a Lopburi temple. 

Kung and Surawut had been classmates at school. 

Surawut was shot in the head after onlookers had seen the pair trying to sort out some problem. 

Man shoots former classmate in head at temple Songkran celebration in Lopburi | News by Samui Times

Kung then jumped on a bike driven by someone else and fled the scene.

Witnesses said the assailant pulled out a gun from his waistband and shot his friend at point blank range in the head. 

Kung has been in jail many times and is well known to police. 

Thai Rath reported that the Lopburi governor had ordered police to make a quick arrest.

The incident happened in the road outside the temple of Wat Amphawan Wanaram in the Muang Khom police jurisdiction. 

Thai Visa / Thai Rath

Man shoots former classmate in head at temple Songkran celebration in Lopburi | News by Samui Times
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