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Shoppers flee mall as gun shots ring out

Shoppers flee mall as gun shots ring out

Today in Bangkok, hundreds of people rushed from Siam Paragon after hearing gunshots inside the shopping center on Rama I Road.

The incident, which happened at around 4.20 p.m., reportedly harmed a female mall security guard. Her condition wasn’t recognized right away.

More than 10 gunshots, according to those who fled, were heard.

A special operations police unit was present.

The shooter was reportedly present inside the mall, according to Metropolitan Police Division 6 Chief Pol Maj Gen Nakharin Sukhonthawit.

Shoppers flee mall as gun shots ring out
Shoppers flee mall as gun shots ring out

In videos and still images posted on social media, a man carrying a gun was visible. He was wearing a black shirt and camouflage pants.

Srettha Thavisin, the prime minister, said he had been informed of a “shooting” and was keeping an eye on the situation.

According to local accounts, the mall’s entrances and exits were sealed up. As a result of the BTS Skyway’s closure, the Skytrain no longer stops at the Siam BTS station.

This story is still developing. more information as it is made available

READ MORE https://www.siamparagon.co.th/

UPDATE

At around 5pm, a woman was confirmed to be wounded and soon after the gunman was arrested by the Thai police, according to Bangkok-based news site Khaosod English

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