Street in Kamala Beach, Phuket

Shots fired as Phuket former French Foreign Legion servicemen pulls gun on Russian tourist


PHUKET: A 62-year-old French expat in Patong has been charged for pulling a gun out and firing it in the middle of a fight with a Russian tourist today (Feb 7) after the Russian had left an expired passport as collateral for a rented motorbike.

Frenchman Gerard Pecherstorfer, who has lived in Phuket for 14 years, was taken into custody by Patong Traffic Police on 50 Pi Rd (Hasip Pi Rd) around noon after police were informed of shots fired in the neighbourhood.

Full story: thephuketnews.com

Eakkapop Thongtub

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