A 44-year-old Russian man has sustained injuries from gunshots while he was in a parked car in front of a café in Cherng Talay.
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The Cherng Talay Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified of the incident at 11:45 A.M. on Wednesday (June 7th) in the boat avenue which is about one kilometer from the Cherng Talay Police Station.
Emergency responders and police arrived at the scene to find the injured man who has now been identified as Mr. ALEYNIKOV DMITRY, 44, Russian national, still inside the car. He was still conscious, cognizant, and could walk. He sustained injuries from three bullet wounds near his chest and arm. He was taken to a nearby hospital. Four bullet holes were found at the front glass of the car.
Mr. Dmitry did not answer any immediate questions about possible motive or the situation despite being cognizant and was rushed to a local hospital for urgent medical assistance. His wounds are believed to be non-life threatening.
The Cherng Talay Police are hunting for the suspect who is believed to be a foreign man.