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23 March 2009 :: 18:03:39 pm 9428

Five Teenagers Shot On Last Night Of Pattaya International Music Festival

On the final night of the Pattaya International Music Festival 5 teenagers were shot in 3 separate incidents. Three of the victims were seriously injured.
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On 23rd March 2009, Banglamung Police Investigator, Pol.Lt. Nitipoom Butratawong, was notified at 4:00 am that a man had been shot and seriously injured in front of the Taweechai Store , New Market, Naklua, Moo. 5, Banglamung.

A few minutes later, he also received reports that 4 other men had been shot. 3 of the victims had been taken to Banglamung hospital and the fourth to Chonburi Hospital.

Police and a rescue team rushed to Naklua, the scene of the first incident, where they found Mr. Wacharatorn Temsiri [20] was had been shot in the mouth and the right eye; both bullets went through his head. He was lying on the ground in a pool of blood. The rescue team took him immediately to Banglamung Hospital. Police found 7 bullet casings in the area.

Meanwhile at Banglamung Hospital, police found three men who had been taken there before from different shootings.

Mr. Surasak Ra ngubpai [18], had been shot in the stomach in Soi Nern Plub Wan and was in critical condition. From another shooting in front of the Nong Yai temple, Mr.Punya Gumpapun [22] had been wounded in his right buttock and Mr. Wittayagorn Pohthong [28] was shot in the back.

Another man with no identification was shot in the stomach and was in a serious condition. He was taken separately to Chonburi Hospital.

Mr.Punya Gumpapun told police he and his friends had been riding their motor bikes back from the Pattaya Music Festival when a group of 10 teenagers followed them, pulled out their guns and shot them without any reason.

The cases are under investigation and police hope to bring the shooters to justice as soon as possible.

Reporter : Kampee   Photo : Kampee   Category : Crime News

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