UPDATE: Another Suspect Surrenders in Patong Shooting

Patong –

Another suspect has surrendered after two young men were injured in a firearms-related shooting incident in Patong.

Our previous stories:

Two parties were talking about an undisclosed personal dispute before one of the parties, who was in a sedan, opened fire onto the two injured men before they sped away in their vehicle on Thursday in the early morning (August 3rd) near a junction on the Petch Kood Road.

A suspect was arrested after two young men were injured after a firearms-related shooting incident in Patong.

Now for the update:

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express on Tuesday (August 8th) that they have arrested another suspect who was identified only as Mr. Subandit, 26, from Rassada, Phuket, following an arrest warrant issued from the Phuket Provincial Court on August 4th, 2023.

He is being accused of being involved with intent to murder, illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, carrying a gun and ammunition in public without a reason, and shooting in public.

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.