Dawn shoot out in Pattaya resort as drug agent empties his gun at police

No one was hit though Wisarut said he was very lucky after a pick-up was peppered by bullets.

CCTV footage from two cameras showed a dramatic shootout at a resort in the Soi Khao Noi area of Bang Lamung in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police were acting on reports of a drugs and sex party at two rooms -302 and 303 – at the property.

When they arrived they were not expecting guns to be used said Wisarut Buathong who insisted they were not negligent.

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But as they moved towards the rooms a man rushed out and shot five bullets from a 9mm gun at the officers who themselves fired back.

No one was hit though Wisarut said he was very lucky after a pick-up was peppered by bullets.

Arrested was the shooter 29 year old Woratha or “Golf” who said that he had come to get drugs from a big dealer called “Bank”.

Sanook said he had six previous drug arrests to his name.

A man called “Bird” escaped in the confusion.

Golf attempted his escape in a Vios plowing through a police motorcycle but had to give himself up.

Thirty grams of “ice” methamphetamine and 20 Ya Ba tablets and a weighing machine found in his car were taken into evidence.

Investigations continue as the inquiry widens. Source: Sanook/ThaiVisa


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