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The ex-scout who was mentally affected from the dispersing the political rally in 2010 made a gun similar to a sniper rifle and went round shooting people who annoyed him or were making too much noise.

NAKHORN SRI THAMMARAT – November 8,2013 [PDN]; From the case that Mrs. Arom Thongpraphan, aged 49, who was a well-off vegetable vendor in Nakhorn Sri tharmmarat province, was shot dead by the offender with a .22 gun her son Shinnawat Phakakrong, aged 11, was also shot and severely injured. It happened while they were sitting eating rice in front of thief house on November 2, 2013. The same incident also occurred with Mr. Wichai Karnjananarong, aged 48, Nakhorn Sri Thammarat province, who was also shot and severely injured on November 5, 2013 approximately 100 from the where Mrs. Arom was shot. The police assumed that the shooter might be the same person.

On November 8, 2013 the provincial police of Nakhorn Sri Tharmmarat province made a statement that they had arrested the suspect who was identified as Mr. Preecha Khoomphuakmit or “Tia Saikha”, aged 40, who lived in the hut with no address, Moo 4 Tambon Na Reng, Amphur Nobphitam, Nakhorn Sri Tharmmarat province, which he was arrested they found the .22 gun which was a fixed barrel rifle with a telescopic sight and a silencer. They also found 22 bullets, 1 knitted hat and 1 pair of gloves.

Mr. Preecha denied the shootings and all the evidence was collected. During questioning he said he has lived alone all his life and doesn’t have any children or relatives, he also said he used to be a scout leader in 3 provinces in the south and when he came home he would rubber. He also said he likes living alone and doesn’t like loud noises
Mr. Preecha continued to say that he used to watch the news about the political events during 2010 and watching the protesters being dispersed by the snipers gave him the inspiration to go on a shooting rampage.

He said shot Mrs. Arom (the neighbor) because there were approximately 10 people were gambling at her house and making lots of noise and he could not sleep which made him angry and shot her from about 10 metres away he also shot her son. Mr Preecha also said that after he shot the mother and son he was so proud he was like a sniper so he lurked around to find more victims he then found Mr. Wichai Karnjananarong who was always drunk and yelled very loudly that made people annoyed so he shot him through the neck but was aiming for his head.

Mr. Preecha told the police that he shot 3 victims because they were noisy and he likes peace and quiet and if he hadn’t been arrested he would shoot noisy people in the futre. Mr. Preecha is now awaiting a court appearance.


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