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BREAKING: Gunman opens fire in central Bangkok

 

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A police operation is underway to apprehend a man who shot at pedestrians in central Bangkok on Friday morning.

 

Witnesses said the man fired more than 20 shots indiscriminately at passers by and into the air.

 

Officers from Pathumwan police station cordoned off an area of Chula Soi 10, close to Chulalongkorn University, Thairath reported

 

The suspect is said to be a 40 year old man. Police said he may have been experiencing family problems.

 

Members of the public are urged to avoid the area.

 

UPDATE 11:28am

 

77 Koaded reported that police now have control of the situation and the suspect is in custody.

 

No one was injured during the incident, it was reported.

 

The suspect first started shooting at 4am and it took several hours before police talked him into surrendering. 

 

Police said the incident was the result of a family conflict or personal stress.

 

 

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family problems ... ? another nutcase on drugs perhaps,  just get the ' hanuman ' team over there asap.

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