On January 31st, 2024, Ang Thong local media reported that Pa Mok police officers received a report of a group of teens using a firearm in a quarrel with teenage rivals, causing six injuries at 9:42 PM, on January 30th, in Pa Mok, Ang Thong.
Upon police investigation, a group of victims five of them aged between 15 to 17, and Ms. Yuwadee, 32, was having alcoholic drinks while a rival group of four teens aged between 14 to 18 rode a motorbike and shot at the group of victims with a long shotgun. After committing the crimes, the suspects fled in haste.
However, Pa Mok police officers publicly revealed that all four suspects were captured shortly after.
According to a report by the police, the prime suspect who allegedly shot at the group of victims was publicly identified as Mr. Surachai Suksawang, 18, and three other minor suspects aged 14 to 16 whose names were withheld by the police involved in the incident using the firearm.
The suspects reportedly confessed to the police that their unidentified friend had a conflict with the group of victims in the past and had an argument on Facebook before using the long shotgun to commit the crimes.
Initially, the police escorted the four suspects to the Pa Mok police station for further legal processing on possessing a firearm without valid permission offenses.