Pattaya Daily News

30 May 2011 :: 13:05:45 pm 54207

Gunshot Driver Ambushed By Teenage Motorbike Gang

A Toyota driver was severely wounded after being shot in his right ear by a group of teenage motorcycle gang, who attacked him on his way home
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Pattaya, 29 May 2011 [Pattaya Daily News]: Police Colonel Somnuk Junket (Banglamung Police Superintendent) was notified of a gunfire occurring near Sukhawadee House on Sukhumvit Road, Moo 4.

At the crime scene, the victim’s blue Toyota pick-up truck was found on the median strip of the road, the police said adding that there was a bullet hole in the window of the driver’s seat.

The gunshot victim, Nikom Sae-Eiap, 35, who worked as a tourist boat operator on Wong-Amat beach was taken to Banglamung Hopsital after being wounded in his right ear.

The victim was in a coma and unable to answer any questions, an officer said.

The police questioned the victim’s wife, On-U-Mar Kiew-On or Nut, 21 who was also in the car at the time of the shooting.

According to On-U-Mar, her husband and she were on their way home to Nong Ket yai when a large group of teenage motorcyclists suddenly appeared and surrounded their car.

Her husband immediately sped up but the motorbike gang caught up with him and one of them pulled up next to his window and shot him, the wife reported.

On-U-Mar said after her husband was wounded, he lost control of the car and steered onto the median strip.
Colonel Somnuk suspected that the shooting was a result of an unsettled drug business.

Based on the police background check, Nikom had a history of involvement with drugs dealer, Colonel Somnuk said.

The police would continue their investigation to determine the exact cause of the gunfire and bring the suspects to justice

Reporter : Kampee   Photo : Kampee   Category : Crime News

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