Foreign Man Shot in a Car in Phuket, Suspect Flees

Thalang –

A foreign man was shot in a car which was parked at a cafe at the boat avenue in Thalang.

A foreigner, reportedly a Russian man who is the owner of a local restaurant, was shot in a car parked in front of a café in Boat Avenue in Cherng Talay today, June 7th, 2023.

He has sustained several injuries as of press time. The gunman, who eyewitnesses say appeared to be another foreign man, sped away in a car.

Details are still extremely limited and law enforcement is at the scene. The names of individuals involved have not yet been released to the media.

This is a developing story and will be updated as details are released.


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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.