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One killed, 7 injured in Trang pub shooting


A gunman opened fire at drinkers in a pub in Trang province early on Tuesday, killing one and injuring seven others.

Police said the shooting happened at the Mahanakhon @ Trang pub in Tambon Tap Thiang, Muang district, at 1.45am.
Two pub-goers were severely injured and one of them, later identified as Siripol Taemprasit, 22, died at Trang Hospital.
Police said an 18-year-old teenage girl was also severely injured and six other drinkers slightly hurt.
When police arrived at the scene, the injured had already been sent to Trang Hospital by friends and most patrons had left the pub. Police found seven spent shells of 9mm ammunition at the scene.
Police have yet to identify the gunman and find out the motive for the shooting.

Published : November 06, 2018

By : The Nation