March 4, 2016

Wu Xingjun

In a robbery of a gun shop in Phra Nakhon district in Bangkok, one of the five Chinese perpetrators was killed by police as they attempted to escaped the scene, Bangkok Post reported on March 7.

At 11:00 in the morning on Friday, March 4, at least five men carrying BB guns and knives attempted to rob the Interarms gun shop in the Wang Burapha Phirom area on Charoen Krung Rd.

Four men later identified as Chinese entered the shop with their faces covered by helmets. They pulled out BB guns and demanded the shop staff give them guns.

As the robbers tried to make their getaway on two motorcycles, a police officer near the scene heard a commotion and fired at them after they pointed their BB guns at him. The shots killed Wu Xingjun, 40, and injured three others.

Police is still investigating the circumstances surrounding the robbery and interrogate suspects potentially involved in the crime.

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Case Details

Source Bangkok Post
Date of Death: March 4, 2016
Last Edited: 3 years ago
Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
Nationality: Chinese
Cause of Death: Homicide
Province: Bangkok
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