UPDATE: Final Suspect Surrenders in Patong Shooting

Patong –

The final wanted suspect has surrendered to police 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.

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

Now for our update:

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express on Thursday (August 10th) that the final wanted suspect, identified only as Sukanya, 26, from Patong, has surrendered to Patong police following an arrest warrant issued by the Phuket Provincial Court on August 4th, 2023.

She is 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.

There were in total five suspects involved in the shooting incident. Now all the suspects have been charged. The Phuket Express noted that two other suspects were previously arrested but details were not released by police.

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.