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29 September 2010 :: 11:09:56 am 41329

Pattaya Teen Dies in Accidental Pen-Gun Shooting to the Face

A 17-year-old boy has died on Tuesday evening, after being rushed to hospital having shot himself in the face with an illegal pen-gun, according to witness accounts.
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Pattaya, the 28th of September 2010 [Pattaya Daily News]: At approximately 8:30pm on Tuesday, Lieutenant Colonel Nitipoom Bootwong (Banglamung Police Investigator) was notified by the Banglamung Hospital of the admission of a teenager suffering from a gunshot wound to the face. A team of officers were dispatched to investigate.

At the scene, in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Banglamung Hospital, officer found the now deceased body of Mr. Sutthisak Yothapan [17]. Doctor’s explained that Mr. Yothapan had been admitted to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the face, dying before police attended the scene. The projectile had become lodged in his brain after having entered through the right side of his nose.

Investigators interrogated a friend of the deceased, Mr. Krisna Kongsri [21], who was a witness to the incident and had transported Mr. Yothapan to the hospital. Mr. Kongsri explained that he and another friend had been drinking at Mr. Yothapan’s residence in Soi Baan Rong Poh, Ta Kien Tia when the incident occurred.

Allegedly, Mr. Yothapan had asked to have a look at a pen-gun that Mr. Kongsri had in his possession, the gun, unbeknownst to Mr. Yothapan was loaded. Inspecting the small weapon, Mr. Yothapan accidentally pulled the trigger shooting himself in the face. His two friends immediately rushed him to the hospital, where he later died.

Initial medical examination of the deceased confirmed the friends accounts of the incident, officers have however charged Mr. Kongsri with illegal possession of a firearm and carrying a firearm in a public place without authorisation.

A post-mortem examination will now be carried out on the deceased before his body is released to family for funeral proceedings.

Related News: Man Dies Near Pattaya From Pen-Gunshot Wound

Reporter : John Weston   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Community News

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