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  • Crime News

    Songkran celebration turns tragic as stray bullet hits elderly man

    A celebration of Songkran took an alarming turn in Chachoengsao province when a stray bullet pierced through the ceiling and struck a 70 year old diabetic man, Somyot, who had previously lost a leg to his illness. The incident, which occurred at 9pm yesterday, April 13, is currently under police investigation as they search for the shooter. Somyot was lying…

  • Thailand News

    Family land dispute ends in uncle’s tragic death

    A tragic family dispute over a 10-acre land inheritance turned deadly when a 19 year old man shot and killed his 57 year old uncle at their home yesterday evening. The conflict, simmering for six years and previously brought before the courts, culminated in a fatal confrontation prompted by a parking issue. Yesterday, at approximately 11.30pm, police and rescue services…

  • Thailand News

    Phetchaburi police hunt for killer after man shot 14 times

    A brutal murder on the streets of Phetchaburi has local police searching for a cold-blooded killer who shot a 30 year old mobile trader known for his good looks, multiple times in broad daylight. The assailant, captured on CCTV footage, pursued the victim, Suthat, on a motorcycle before firing at close range and then fleeing the scene. The incident occurred…

  • Thailand News

    Unrequited love fuels deadly shooting in central Thailand bar

    A violent outburst in a Thai bar led to a woman’s death and left her husband critically injured in central Thailand. The suspect, Sopon Thammasadang, who was reportedly fuelled by jealousy and unrequited love, turned himself in to the authorities after fleeing the scene. The incident occurred at a house in Sam Khok, Pathum Thani, yesterday, January 21. Sopon, also…

  • Crime News

    Shooting at Ratchaburi power plant leaves three dead

    An unexpected shooting incident left three dead and one injured at a power plant in Damnoen Saduak, Ratchaburi today. The victims were identified as Phichet Luamlalai, 55 year old manager of HSR Pro Company, Chanrop Phadee, the 50 year old deputy manager of the same company, and Chakrit Nakpradit, the company’s 52 year old training instructor. The injured party was…

  • Thailand News

    Employee critically injured in shooting at Krabi’s Maya Bay national park

    A violent disagreement escalated into a shooting incident between two employees of Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in Krabi, leaving one critically injured. Yutthapong Damsrisuk, the park’s chief, revealed that the victim was shot twice during the dispute, which happened at their residence in Maya Bay, a beloved tourist spot. Following the altercation, the injured party was…

  • Crime News

    Chiang Mai’s sunrise leads to capture of suspected gunman

    The capture of Anawin, the suspected gunman in the cases of shooting Nong Yod and Teacher Jeab, occurred in Chiang Mai. After a restful night and watching the sunrise atop the mountain, he was apprehended and flown back to the capital for further questioning. In the ongoing investigation of a crime gang allegedly responsible for the shootings, both victims tragically…

  • Thailand News

    Football field gunman caught in Chanthaburi following dramatic escape

    The gunman responsible for an attack at a football field has been apprehended in Chanthaburi province after fleeing the scene. He confessed to the crime, revealing that he had discarded his firearm in a canal. Police are rapidly investigating the motive behind the incident. Today, news emerged that the suspect had been spotted at a checkpoint in Chanthaburi’s Ban Laem…

  • Crime News

    Thai gunman admits to fatal shooting of teenage student

    In a shocking turn of events, a 22 year old Thai gunman, known as Jeans, admitted to fatally shooting a 16 year old technical student, known as Phu. Jeans, who was apprehended following the incident, revealed that the victim was a stranger to him and that the confrontation was merely a result of a night of drinking and an impromptu…

  • Thailand News

    Triggered by glance: Off-licence spat leads to fatal road incident arrest by Nakhon Si Thammarat police

    Police in Nakhon Si Thammarat apprehended a gunman involved in a fatal road incident following a dispute at an off-licence. The suspect allegedly pursued the victim after feeling provoked by a glance. He then shot the victim in the head, resulting in his immediate death. The incident took place on the Thung Song-Trang Road, near the entrance to the Wang…

  • Crime News

    Drive-by drama: Gunman targets hospital in Japanese shootout

    A doctor and a patient were shot this afternoon by a gunman on a motorcycle at a Japanese hospital in Toda, Saitama Prefecture. Police reported that the suspect gunman was holed up in a post office in the neighbouring city of Warabi. The suspect gunman entered the post office at approximately 2.15pm. The police have confirmed that both victims, a…

  • World News

    Maine shooting sparks hunt for 40 year old gunman

    A man armed with a rifle stormed a bar and restaurant, resulting in at least 16 deaths and at least 50 injuries in Lewiston, Maine, US. The shooting incident occurred yesterday at 6.56pm local time (5.56am Thailand time) at a restaurant and a bowling alley, according to local police. The suspect has been named as 40 year old Robert Card…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket shopping mall stages active gunman drill in preparation for Vegetarian Festival

    Central Phuket shopping mall became the stage of an active gunman training emergency-response exercise spearheaded by officers from Region 8 Police yesterday before the mall opened its doors to the public. The joint leaders of the active gunman training response scenario were Police Lieutenant General Suraphong Thanomchit, the Region 8 Police Commander, and Police Major General Sermphan Sirikong, the Phuket…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok shooting survivor recounts horrific encounter with Siam Paragon gunman

    A survivor of the recent shooting at the Siam Paragon shopping mall in Bangkok recounted her terrifying encounter with the 14 year old gunman. Anyapat Thipjirasakul, while fleeing the scene, came face to face with the teen gunman on an escalator. His immediate reaction was to fire, hitting her in the shoulder. Despite the pain, she continued running, scared he…

  • Crime News

    Breaking news: Three shot dead, five injured by teenage gunman inside Siam Paragon (video)

    UPDATE: Three people have been reportedly shot dead and at least five people were injured today by a teenage gunman on the rampage at Siam Paragon Mall in Bangkok. Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) officers swiftly responded to the scene, where one officer successfully apprehended the alleged gunman, a 14 year old boy at 5.06pm inside the luxury Siam Paragon…

  • Thailand News

    Promotion dinner ends in tragedy: Local chief’s link to gunman sparks deadly clash

    A gunman, allegedly linked to a local chief, killed one highway police officer and critically wounded another on Wednesday night in the Mueang district of Nakhon Pathom province after a heated discussion about a promotion at a dinner meeting. The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) commander, Montree Theskhan, confirmed that CSD police, led by deputy Pornsak Laolujiralai, are actively searching for…

  • Crime News

    House shooting in Thailand leaves one dead, couple injured

    A ruthless gunman stormed a house, firing at a couple until his magazine was emptied. One person died on the spot while the couple sustained injuries from stray bullets. The event occurred yesterday, with police now having a lead on the gunman involved in this brutal house shooting. The house shooting took place in a single-story concrete house in the…

  • Crime News

    Unseen gunman in Phuket hotel shooting leaves two wounded, police intensify search

    In the early hours of today, a terrifying gun attack unfolded outside a well-known hotel in Patong, Phuket, leaving two young men wounded. The unknown assailant, who drove a dark sedan, fled the scene immediately, igniting an urgent police search. At 4am today, the unchecked violence broke the tranquillity of residents in Phuket. Upon receiving reports of a shooting, Police…

  • Pattaya News

    Gunman on the loose: Police scramble to find foreign suspect intimidating sightseers in Pattaya (video)

    Police officers are frantically searching for an unidentified foreign gunman caught on tape intimidating a group of international sightseers with a pistol at a popular scenic viewpoint in Pattaya. The threatening incident has created a stir, leading Pattaya’s chief of police, Police Colonel Thanapong Phothi, and investigators to accelerate efforts to apprehend the at-large suspect. The concerning footage, which took around…

  • Thailand News

    Paws for justice: 100,000 baht reward to nab gunman of peaceful pooch

    A reward of 100,000 baht has been offered to help catch the culprit behind the shooting of a peaceful dog at a Ban Phueng Tok residence. The crime remains unsolved, with the gunman suspected to be a professional killer. He or she had previously targeted the dog with a laser beam. The incident took place in Ban Phueng Tok, Non…

  • Crime News

    Gunman surrenders after fatal shooting of 2 men in Phitsanulok, Thailand

    A 41 year old Thai man named Badin, who killed two men with an M16 rifle, has surrendered at the Wat Bot Police Station in Phitsanulok province, following the intervention of a local politician. The suspect, who disappeared after the shooting, will be questioned by authorities to establish the motive behind the brutal attack. Authorities announced this morning at 10.30am that…

  • Hot News

    Thai police defend slow response to Phetchaburi gunman as victims’ families grieve

    Thai police are defending what many say was a “delayed response” to a gunman who killed three people and wounded three others in Phetchaburi province. The police say the gunman was not considered an active gunman, with the deaths involved being those who were caught in the crossfire between police and the ex-ranger. Family members of the deceased persons are…

  • Crime News

    Frenzied police officer opens fire in Bangkok

    A Royal Thai Police officer started firing gunshots randomly at Soi Jiramakorn in the Sai Mai district of Bangkok at 11am this morning and still has not been arrested as of 5pm. No one is reported to be injured. Police identified the gunman as 51 year old Pol. Lt. Kitikarn Sangboon, an inspector with the Special Branch of the RTP.…

  • Thailand News

    Phuket gunman with mental health illness commits suicide

    The gunman who shot two passengers on a Phuket-Phattalung minibus this morning left a suicide note before taking his own life inside the vehicle. Reports indicate that the gunman was a former soldier with a mental health issue. The gunman was identified as a 30 year old former conscript soldier Nawin. He was reported to have a mental illness, but…

  • Thailand News

    BREAKING: 2 victims shot on a Phuket minibus, gunman refuses to surrender

    A deranged gunman shot a male and female passenger on a Phuket-Phattalung minibus at 6.49am today. The assailant remains inside the minibus, currently surrounded by police officers attempting to negotiate a peaceful surrender. According to a report on Channel 3, the incident happened just after the Phuket-Phattalung minibus departed from the bus terminal. The bus travelled about 1 kilometre when…

  • World News

    Gunman kills 5 in condo shooting near Toronto

    A gunman killed five people in a shooting at a condominium near Toronto, Canada. The gunman, 73 year old Francesco Velli, fatally shot five people before police killed him. The incident happened in the city of Vaughan on Sunday night. The five people who Velli brutally killed include three men and two women. Velli also injured a 66 year old…

  • Crime News

    Firearms and drug laws to be strictly enforced after daycare centre massacre

    After the recent mass shooting of a daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu province, Thailand’s PM says laws on guns and listed narcotics will be strictly enforced. The move comes as the country grapples with the horrific massacre, which saw 36 people (including 24 children) die, with many calling for gun control. Prayut Chan-o-cha announced during a cabinet meeting which included…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya gunman on the loose

    A Pattaya gunman is on the loose, according to a village chief in Chon Buri’s Bang Lamung district. The chief, 34 year old Chakkrit, had CCTV footage of an unidentified suspect driving by his house last night, and briefly stopping there to pull out a gun and fire it at the sky. Chakkrit says the suspect then immediately fled the…

  • Crime News

    Man shot dead at a funeral ceremony in southern Thailand

    The wife of a man shot dead by a gunman at a funeral yesterday says she is unaware her husband had any enemies. A middle aged man walked up to 67 year old Boonlert Sri-ngern, while he was playing dice with mourners, and shot him in the back at a house in Chamuang subdistrict, Khuan Khanun district, Phatthalung province. Witnesses…

  • Crime News

    Gunman shot dead by armed civilian after killing 3 in US mall

    Four people were killed, and two were injured yesterday in yet another mass shooting in the US. A man with a rifle entered Greenwood Park Mall in Indiana at about 6pm last night, approached the precinct’s food court, and let rip with several rounds of ammunition. The gunman was eventually shot by an armed civilian who happened to be nearby.…

  • Crime News

    Domestic violence victim allegedly confesses to conspiracy to murder

    A victim of domestic violence allegedly confessed to a conspiracy to murder charge on her arrest yesterday. The woman, Charoensri Thongkham, allegedly admitted to hiring a hitman to kill her husband because she couldn’t take any more of his violent abuse and long string of affairs. The 41 year old woman told police she had lived with her husband for…

  • Thailand News

    Gunman with a grudge murders 3 members of a Thai village fund committee

    Three members of a village fund committee were murdered yesterday by a man allegedly holding a grudge in Loei, northeast Thailand, near the Laos border. The gunman, Pitakchai Chairaksuk, was arrested for shooting and killing three members of a village fund committee during a meeting in Muang district. The 62 year old man was caught at the provincial prosecution office after…

  • Crime News

    Chon Buri gunman shoots 3 people “because he was slapped in the face”

    A man shot three people, killing two and seriously injuring another in Ban Bueng district in the eastern province of Chon Buri on Saturday night. The gunman said he was drinking alone outside a convenience store when a group of men drinking around a nearby table criticised his personality. He said one of the men slapped him in the face,…

  • Crime News

    UPDATE:Teenage gunman goes on rampage killing 19 children and 2 adults at a Texas primary school

    UPDATE New information has come to light revealing that minutes before the attack at Robb Elementary School, which killed 19 pupils and two teachers, gunman, Salvador Ramos, texted a girl in Frankfurt, Germany, about his plans. Screenshots of messages show the suspect complaining to the German girl about his grandmother complaing about his mobile phone usage. “It’s annoying,” he texted,…

  • Crime News

    Teenage gunman goes on rampage killing 19 children and 2 adults at a Texas primary school

    Nineteen children and 2 adults have been shot dead at a Texas elementary school. The 18 year old gunman burst into the Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde just before noon on Tuesday, Texas time, and opened fire on students aged between 5 and 11, fatally shooting 19 victims before making his escape. The alleged shooter, identified by Texas…

  • South Thailand News

    Officers find suspected hideout of alleged hitman on Thailand’s most wanted list

    The alleged hitman who evaded arrest after shot an M16 rifle, killing an officer during a highspeed chase, has reportedly fled from police again. The man, who is on Thailand’s most wanted list for multiple charges involving murder, is believed to be hiding out in a forest on Khao Cao Mountain in southern province Songkhla. A team of more than…

  • Crime News

    Officers find suspected hideout for alleged hitman on Thailand’s most wanted list

    Officers found a camp at a mountain in the southern province Songkhla where they suspect an alleged hitman on Thailand’s most wanted list was hiding. The 45 year old who is wanted on multiple charges involving murder allegedly shot an M16 rifle during a police chase, killing an officer. Following the gunfire exchange, the alleged hitman Chamrat “Chui Chaochan” Rakchan,…