Gunman who opens fire at COVID-19 field hospital killing patient surrenders

Pinoy ThaiyoJune 24, 2021



Suspected gunman Kawin Saengnilkul, 23, reportedly surrendered on Thursday afternoon after police successfully talked him into releasing his hostage.

The suspect had fled to his relative’s house in Ranong province after allegedly firing multiple shots through the glass door of a hospital in Pathum Thani and killing a Covid-19 patient.

Initial investigation revealed the man was a former soldier who had been relieved of his duties in 2019. He also reportedly underwent treatment for mental illness in 2019 and 2020.

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