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Bangkok police say a business rivalry over facemasks was the reason behind a gunfight that left a man injured in the city’s Bang Khae district. Officers at Lak Song Police Station were informed early this morning that a yellow Porsche was fired at many times in front of a Bang Khae home. The injured man was sent to hospital.

Initial investigation showed that the Porsche drove to the scene with 2 other cars. They reportedly parked in an alley near the house, while the Porsche was driven to park in front of the house. Interrogation of witnesses revealed the men involved knew each other and had a business conflict.

The Porsche’s driver called to the house’s owner, asking him to come outside. The house owner allegedly opened fire, injuring the driver. Police later confiscated the car.

Authorities say they’re collecting information and will summon all suspects.

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SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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