Man in critical condition after being shot in broad daylight in Banglamung, police hunting for suspect


A thirty-seven-year-old man is in critical condition after suffering from a gunshot wound in Nongprue this afternoon (Oct 12).

The Nongprue Police were notified of the incident at 5:30 PM at a local shop near a shipyard on the side of the Thung Klom – Tanman Road.

Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find an injured man, Mr. Son Kuengsamrong, 37, from Kanjanaburi. He is a staffer at the shipyard.

A bullet wound was found to be just below his rib cage and bleeding heavily. He was rushed to a local hospital for medical assistance.

A truck driver and witness to the aftermath of the incident, Mr. Arthit Rodboontham, 38, told The Pattaya News that he saw the injured lying in front of the local shop while driving by. He stopped his truck and provided assistance for the man, calling for emergency rescue staff.

Police are continuing their investigation and hunting for the suspect as well as reviewing CCTV in the vicinity. They are unsure what sparked the incident at this time as there were no direct witnesses to the shooting.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.