B50,000 reward for drive-by shooter

PHUKET CITY: Phuket City Police officers have announced a 50,000-baht reward for information relating to a drive-by shooting last Sunday night.

During the attack, on Chao Fa East Rd at 8:30 pm, gunmen in a black pickup pulled alongside a silver-colored sports utility vehicle and opened fire, hitting the car at least six times. The victim managed to drive away unharmed.

At least one eyewitness identified the attackers’ vehicle as a black pickup, police said.

The reward will go to anyone who can provide information that will lead to the arrest of the gunman. Police said the victim is putting up the reward, but the victim told the Gazette that he was unaware of any such arrangement.

Anyone with relevant information is urged to call Pol Lt Col Somkin Boonrat at Tel: 089-7248490.

Police said the identity of callers will remain confidential.

Click here for a more detailed report of the attack.

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