Shooting at Century Mall, Bangkok
Colonel Krissana Pattanacharoen of the Thai police said that the shooting was motivated by a personal issue. Investigations continue.
19 Feb 2020: The gunman was arrested and the deceased was confirmed to be his ex-wife.
February sees Bangkok’s 2nd shooting, happening days after a gunman fired shots near Chulalongkorn University. Officials have reported that a shooting occurred this afternoon, 18th February 2020, at Century The Movie Plaza near Victory Monument in Bangkok.
Rescuers on the scene have stated that a female worker from a beauty clinic at the mall was killed, and another person sustained injuries after a shooter opened fire in the mall, Khaosod English reports.
EMS personnel on the scene
Image credit: TNAMCOT English
Police are still investigating the scene and there is yet to be confirmation on the shooter’s current status and identity.
If you have any information or find yourself in such a situation, do not hesitate to contact these emergency police hotlines: 1599 or 02-354-6958
This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.