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Woman hit by bullet fired by road-rage gunman

Woman hit by bullet fired by road-rage gunman

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A woman was wounded by a bullet while eating in front of her house as two men on a motorcycle fired shots at her son-in-law’s pickup truck, which had cut in front of them, in Khong district on Thursday night.

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By Bangkok Post

Friday 17 September 2021, 04:26PM


The house where Lonlada Thanitsawong was earlier hit by a stray bullet while eating

The house where Lonlada Thanitsawong was earlier hit by a stray bullet while eating

Lonlada Thanitsawong, 58, was hit in the leg and rushed to a hospital, reports the Bangkok Post

Her son-in-law, Pongsathorn Khiewklang, told police that while he was driving his pickup truck to Ms Lonlada’s house two men on a motorcycle followed him, abusing him and claiming he had cut in front of their bike. He paid them no attention.

Mr Pongsathorn said the two men followed him all the way to Ms Lonlada’s home, where she and other family members were enjoying a moo krata pork barbeque in front of the house.

The bike following him had stopped about 150 metres past the house. He saw one of the men take something from under the seat and point it in his direction, then heard a gunshot. His mother-in-law was hit in the right leg by the bullet, Mr Pongsathorn said. 

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The two men fled on the motorcycle.

Police said after questioning witnesses in the area that they thought the man who fired the shot had been only recently released from jail after being sentenced for a weapons offence.

They were examining surveillance video from cameras in the area and would track down the shooter and his accomplice.

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Christy Sweet | 18 September 2021 - 13:52:04

Imagine if females committed 90% + of violent crimes- we'd all be  locked up. Now that we have the technology, time to rethink the status quo- how many men  does the planet really need? 

lelecuneo | 18 September 2021 - 10:31:51

land of smile with guns...wtf... 

Kurt | 18 September 2021 - 10:18:00

This mentally disturbed shooter should be convicted to a live long sentence as a private gardener for RTP Generals. Day time gardening, night time lock up. His past prison time clearly didn't teach him a lesson.

JohnC | 18 September 2021 - 09:50:49

Typical Thai male attitude. I am mister tough man because I have a gun. Funny how the love of weapons equates to how low their IQ is.

 

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