Pattaya, the 19th of March 2010 [PDN]: At approximately 8:00am, police Major Suriya Woriwong (Pattaya Police Investigator) was notified of a shooting incident outside the Audition Pattaya Pub near the Bali Hai overpass in South Pattaya. A team of police and rescue personnel from the Sawang Boriboon Foundation where dispatched to the scene immediately.
At the location, outside the popular nightspot, police found the body of Mr. Kittiwat Louthai  from Sakon Nakhorn. Mr. Louthai was lying on the ground in front of the pub, still conscious, with a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. He was also suffering from a serious head wound that was bleeding profusely over his face. Medical officers immediately rushed him to the Banglamung Hospital after performing on the spot first-aid.
Mr. Louthai stated to police at the scene, that he and his girlfriend had emerged from the premises at closing, when 2 Thai youths started to heckle his girlfriend. Becoming annoyed both Mr. Louthai and his girlfriend retorted to the abuse at which point Mr. Louthai was struck on the head by one of the youths using a large rock. Following the assault the other youth pulled a gun on Mr. Louthai, shooting him in the shoulder before they both fled the scene.
Police, recording the evidence, have now begun an investigation into the shooting. Officers speculate that the two offenders may have been regulars of the pub and may have had an issue with Mr. Louthai in the past. Mr. Louthai and his girlfriend will be interrogated further once he has fully recovered from his injuries.
Police were called to an unknown residence in Sriracha early on Tuesday morning, following reports that a man had shot himself in the groin with his own pen gun.
Reports of a shooting in Pattaya early this morning, led to the arrest of a youth in possession of a stolen motorbike. Investigations continue in relation to the shooting.
From the Laem Chabang Police Station conference room yesterday, a province wide investigation into the apprehension of Mr. Suphatchai Kaewchanin  was announced. Mr. Kaewchanin is the man responsible for Thursday’s shootout that ended with one officer dead and another – along with an innocent bystander – injured.
A police sting operation on Thursday, led to the death of one police officer with another seriously injured in a shooting outside the Harbor Mall in Laem Chabang. The suspect has a string of prior convictions which include robbery and murder.