Protester from Nakhon Si Thammarat shot near Chaeng Wattana rally site
January 13, 2014 00:00
A protester was shot and seriously injured while he was guarding a barrier at the Chaeng Wattana rally site late Sunday night, police said.
Pol Col Charoen Srisalak, deputy commander of the Metropolitan Police Divison 2, said Samrarn Chanthong-on, 36 a Nakhon Si Thammarat resident, was shot at around midnight.
Charoen said eyewitnesses told police that man was shot by a motorcyclist who stopped at the barrier and talked to him briefly before a gunfire was heard.
Smararn was rushed to the Mongkut Wattana Hospital and was in safe condition. He was shot by a shot gun at his left shoulder.