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Motorcycle street shooting kills one, injures two in Pathum Thani 

Aug 27. 2019
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By The Nation

A teenage motorcyclist was shot dead and his two pillion riders injured during a chase by nine youngsters on two motorcycles on a Pathum Thani road late Monday night, police said.

The Sam Khok police station was alerted at 11.30pm of q shooting incident on the Pathum Thani-Sam Khok road in front of a petrol station in Samkhok district.

The slain victim was identified as Sarawut Bussaba, 17, a resident of the province’s Muan district. His pillion riders were identified as Thirapat Pomdee, 16, and Warin Marasut, 16.

Security camera footage showed Sarawut’s motorcycle being chased by two other bikes with three men on each machine. As one motorcycle overtook Sarawut, a pillion rider turned to fire at him once. The bullet hit his left chest, causing his motorcycle to fall down.

Riders of the other two bikes fled the scene immediately after Sarawut was gunned down.

The body was sent to Thammasat University’s hospital for an autopsy.

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