UPDATE: 44-Year-old Russian Man Injured From Multiple Gunshots While Sitting in Car in Phuket

Thalang –

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.

Our previous story:

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

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.


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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.