By The Nation
Police said Sarawut Thongyoi, 29, was shot and killed in a rubber plantation in Ban Huay Rieng village in Tambon Na Tohming, Muang district, at about 6pm.
Pol Captain Krissada Damkoh, deputy inspector of Huay Yod Police Station, was shot once in his abdomen below the bullet vest.
Police said Sarawut was wanted under a court arrest warrant for attempted murder. A team of 20 policemen found Sarawut sitting in front of his relative’s house about 300 metres away from his own house.
He ran into the rubber plantation when he saw police arriving and engaged in a brief gunfight police before he was shot dead.