Resort Owner Goes Crazy With ShotgunA male resort owner went crazy on ko Lan island after his wife left cat poo in the house. After shooting 5 people he fled out to sea by fishing boat but was quickly caught by locals.
PATTAYA – April 22,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 18.30 pm Pol.t.Chopaka Prueksachat-female inspector of Pattaya police station- was notified that there was a shooting and there were 5 injured. The incident took place on Nha Ban beach on Ko Lan island. After notification the police officers rushed to inspect the crime scene.
Later one of the injured was brought back to Pattaya beach before being sent to hospital. Upon inspecting her she was identified as Mrs.Kwanruen Junpad aged 51 who had been shot twice in the stomach with a shotgun and was severely injured.
Meanwhile, the other 4 victims had been taken to Bali Hai pier and they were identified as 1.Mrs.Puangngern Kaewkajai aged 45 who is the sister of the gunman 2.Mrs.Maneerat Changrueng aged 35 who is Mrs.Kwanruen’ daughter 3. MrWeerapan Chanrueng aged 37 who is Manerat’s husband 4.Ms.Pimchanok Wongruen aged 23. They were all slightly injured and were sent to Bang Lamung hospital.
Upon questioning a witness he revealed that the gunman was Mr.Wanchai Somchao aged 50 who was the Charoenchai resort’s owner on Ko Lan island and he also owned some local fishing boats. Previously, Mrs Kwanruen had a problem with Mrs.Tik who was Mr.Wanchai’s wife because Mrs.Tik left cat poo in her house. Later Mr.Wanchai came back and was very angry about the incident and let off the shot gun causing the injuries.
Later Mr.Wanchai fled on a fishing boat but the villagers chased after him before and brought him back to Ko Lan island. The police are now investigating the incident.