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Murder hunt on after Bangkok man fired at drinking buddies

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Bangkok police are hunting a 21 year old man responsible for a shooting this morning that left one man dead and another injured.

murder huntWattana district police are looking for Nakharin Thongmen who escaped in a black Toyota Fortuner after four shots were fired at 3K Mansion in Soi Pridee Phanomyong 36 around 2am reported Manager Online.

A group of friends had been drinking in front of 3K Mansion when a fight broke out. The shooter couldn’t compete and went inside the building to get a gun.

Dead at the scene in front of a Family Mart store was Somsong Phaengkhai, 27. He had been shot in both the left and right nipples and left leg. Hit by a stray bullet in the right arm and hospitalized was Thichakorn Khamwen, 25.

Police called to the scene found a trail of blood leading from the building where the shooting took place to the convenience store. A friend of the deceased man said that they were drinking alcohol when a man he called “Tor” arrived. He placed a bag of drug taking paraphernalia nearby and seeing this they told him they didn’t want anything to do with that. An argument and fist fight broke out and when Tor was outnumbered he rushed into the building. They chased him but he soon emerged with a gun and started shooting. The friends all ran off in different directions.

“Tor” was seen dumping a Honda motorbike then driving off in the Fortuner.

Police are studying CCTV footage to follow the trail of the shooter.

Thai Visa / Manager Online

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