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Man arrested after gunshots fired in central Bangkok, no injuries

Man arrested after gunshots fired in central Bangkok, no injuries

BANGKOK: Dozens of gunshots were fired from a sports clothing shop on Chula 10 Road in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district on this morning (Feb 14).

By Bangkok Post

Friday 14 February 2020, 02:07PM

Police cordoned off the area, which is not far from the Royal Thai Police Office in the same district. Media reported that a man began firing shots out of his shop around 4am.

A witness said he was sitting nearby with friends when he heard shots from the rooftop of the two-storey shop. One shot was fired in the direction of his group, which immediately dispersed.

Police said a man aged about 40 was firing shots into the air. They eventually calmed him down and at 10:40am he was taken to Pathumwan Police Station. They quoted the man as saying that he was stressed out by family problems. No one was injured.

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Kurt | 15 February 2020 - 17:24:36

Oh, that was nice. A crazy/idiot person is in possession of a gun, has family problems fired shots, in a busy tourist area, and no one was hurt. So, Will he admitted in a mental institution for the next 10 years? Did not read or he has a arm certification to fire dozens of bullets around. So, what is next with him?

fulviahf | 14 February 2020 - 17:01:21

Humm ... Land of smiles ... 

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