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A 53 year old man was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing his 19 year old girlfriend yesterday in Bangkok while they were riding in a taxi.

Reports say the couple were in a taxi passing by the Big C Rama II complex on Rama II Road when the shooting took place. The woman apparently told her boyfriend that she was breaking up with him. A report by Nation Thailand says a “fight broke out” and the man allegedly pulled out a gun and shot his girlfriend.

The man opened the taxi door and tried to flee, but he was later caught by locals and detained by police. The woman was sent to a hospital, but later died.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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