Connect with us

News

17 year old couple shot in Thalang

Published

 on 

PHOTOS: Kusoltham Phuket Foundation

At 11.30pm last night (December 22), Kusoltham Phuket Foundation rescue team reported a shooting in Baan Pa Krong Cheep, Thalang.

At the scene the team found an injured 17 year old boyfriend and girlfriend who were both shot in their neck. The man, Rohmat Tumwong, was conscious and sent to Vachira Hospital while his girlfriend, Panilada Kongkrapan, wasn’t conscious. The rescue team attempted CPR and sent her to Thalang Hospital. Two hours later she passed away at the hospital.

Police say the alley in Baan Pa Krong Cheep, where the couple were shot, is a very dark spot. The investigation team collected evidence at the scene and spoke to people nearby.

After an initial investigation police revealed that Rohmat was picking up his girlfriend from a rented house on his motorcycle in the alley. When leaving from the rented house the shooting began, though police aren’t sure if the shooter was alone or accompanied.

Police suspect the cause of the crime is probably related to a love interest or relationship conflict. As there is no CCTV at the scene, police are now checking the CCTV camera footage from the areas around the shooting scene to identify any comers and goers.

The investigation team will also be interviewing relatives of Panilada and Rohmat hoping to uncover further clues.

17 year old couple shot in Thalang | News by Thaiger

 

Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

collecting news

Follow Thaiger by email:

Events11 mins ago

Travis Scott to headline Rolling Loud Thailand festival

Thailand13 mins ago

9 year old boy rescued after falling into 2-metre deep well

Thailand16 mins ago

Thailand News Today | Sexy Thai model exposed as an identity thief and transwoman

Sponsored1 day ago

Top 5 Backlink Agencies in Bangkok for Your Business

South23 mins ago

Whale washes up on beach in South Thailand

Transport59 mins ago

Last jumbo – the last Boeing 747 leaves the gate

Weather60 mins ago

Bangkok could hit lows of 18°C next week

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Thailand1 hour ago

Geminids meteor shower predicted to hit Thailand on December 14 

Crime1 hour ago

Kuwaiti overstayer busted in Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand

Thailand1 hour ago

What next for Bali as Indonesia bans sex?

Thailand2 hours ago

Jailed politician erects billboard to wish voters Happy New Year

Thailand2 hours ago

Beastly reptile crocs the world of small village in southern Thailand

Pattaya2 hours ago

Pattaya officials continue to struggle with homeless problem

Thailand3 hours ago

Thaiger Unfiltered Ask Us Anything

Crime3 hours ago

Fifteen drug smugglers shot dead after gunfight with Thai soldiers in Chiang Mai

Lifestyle3 hours ago

Bird watching event coming up at Thai forest park

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending