A 29-year-old gunman who had killed three people was finally shot to death by police after he attempted to fire his weapon at law enforcement.
In total three people died and at least two people have sustained injuries from his gunshots.
Our previous story:
Three people have been reported dead after a man opened fire at a housing estate in Phetchburi.
Now for the update:
The Phetchburi Provincial Police Commander Major General Piti Naruekattarapichai said, “At 3:45 A.M. special police teams raided a house to arrest the gunman Anuwat ‘Ping’ Waenthong, 29, after 15 hours of failed negotiation. Anuwat was hiding on the second floor of the house. He fired several gunshots at police and was shot dead by officers as self defense.
Anuwat was a former park ranger and according to Piti was nervous yesterday as he had to go to court. Anyway had several former court cases including assault and illegal drugs . Additionally, he had an ongoing unidentified dispute with a man who lived near his house. The man was one of the three people who had been shot death by Anuwat.
Police are still trying to determine what exactly caused the violent incident to take place.
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