A 37-year-old Pattaya male was apprehended for shooting an intoxicated South Korean entrepreneur and a passing motorcyclist declaring to have actually done it in self-defense.
Komkrit Ritkrajai, 37, gave up to cops Feb. 23, kipping down the 9 mm. pistol he utilized in the 4 a.m. Feb. 22 shooting at the Saab Sadunglin Isan dining establishment on Third Roadway. He was charged with tried murder, shooting a weapon in public, and triggering residential or commercial property damage.
South Korea-national Namil Kim, 47, was shot in the leg with a 2nd bullet striking motorcyclist Thanawat Saichalee, 25, as he drove by. The bullet struck him in the leg and triggered his bike to crash.
Cops stated Komkrit admitted to the shooting, stating Kim was intoxicated and frustrating. He shot in the male’s instructions to avoid him from advancing to his table, Komkrit declared, stating he didn’t plan to strike anybody.
Kim owns a marijuana store next door to the dining establishment and entered the restaurant around 4 a.m., screaming and triggering difficulty.