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Offline thaiga

Australian man shoots self in head at Phuket shooting range

A 24-year-old Australian man shot himself in the head at a shooting range in northern Phuket today (Sept 28).

The man was rushed to Thalang Hospital, but his details of his condition have yet to be revealed.

Emergency responders were called to the Asian Shooting Range in Sakoo, just south of Phuket International Airport, at 2pm this afternoon, reported Lt Col Bandasak Srilert from the Sakoo Police.

At the scene was a man who had shot himself in the right temple.

Emergency responders provided immediate first aid and rushed the man to hospital, he said.

The incident was recorded on CCTV.

Col Bandasak reported that the man was using a Colt .45 handgun.

“He shot himself while he was beside the trainer. The bullet entered his head on the right side,” he said,

Col Bandasak declined to confirm or deny whether the man was still alive.

“He was taken Thalang Hospital,” was all he would say.

However, Col Bandasak added that his officers were continuing to investigate the shooting.

thephuketnews.com
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.
 

Offline Newsy

Re: Phuket shooting range victim dies of wounds
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2018, 10:58:50 AM »
thephuketnews.com

Phuket shooting range victim dies of wounds

It has been confirmed today that an Australian man who shot himself in the head at a shooting range in northern Phuket yesterday died from his wounds yesterday evening.

Emergency responders were called to the Asian Shooting Range in Sakoo, just south of Phuket International Airport, at 2pm yesterday afternoon (Sept 28), reported Lt Col Bandasak Srilert from the Sakoo Police.

At the scene was a man, named by police today (Sept 29) as Jayden Antony Cook, 25, who had shot himself in the right temple.

Emergency responders provided immediate first aid and rushed the man to Thalang Hospital. (See story here.)

Speaking to The Phuket News today, an officer from Mauang Phuket Police Station, who declined to be named, said that due to the severity of his wounds Mr Cook was transferred to Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town after initially being taken to Thalang Hospital.

The officer confirmed that Mr Cook was pronounced dead at Vachira Phuket Hospital at 8:43pm last night.
 

 



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