The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
When: January 5th, 2021
Where: Klongsok subdistrict, Phanom district, Surat Thani province
Perpetrators: Unnamed gunman, 58
Victim: Unnamed motorbike driver, 30
What: Police in Surat Thani were notified of a shooting in the Phanom district on January 5th, 2021. They arrived at the scene and found a motorbike parked in front of a house. The owner of the motorbike, a 30 year old man, was shot in the chest twice, once in the shoulder, and once in the neck. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The gunman, a 58 year old man who owned the home where the motorbike was parked in front, fled into the forest in the back of the home after the incident. His wife told authorities that the two were in the home when they heard a motorbike outside. It parked in front of their home and revved the engine. The gunman became upset and got his gun, came out, and shot the motorbike driver before fleeing.
Police arrested the culprit a couple hours later. He was arrested for attempted murder.
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My take: This is one of those stories where I wish they put the details of what kind of motorbike the guy had and what kind of gun he was shot with. The story’s always in the details!
In any case, I know a lot of readers don’t like loud motorbikes. And I know a couple members with loud motorbikes. Let’s just hope they don’t cross paths.
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