Cop Shot in Leg

(Phnom Penh): A military police officer was shot  at 12:55 am on October 12, 2018 in Street 345, located in Toul Sangke II commune, Russei Keo district, Phnom Penh.

The injured victim said that before the incident, he was driving after two suspects on motorbikes who were trying to escape, when one pulled out a handgun and shot the pursuing cop in the leg. 

The victim, Lay Eng Khang, a 27-year-old man, was immediately taken to Calmette Hospital. ,

After the incident, the police arrested a suspect and took him away to the Russey Keo district police station.

EDIT: The shooter has later been identified as a fellow military police officer, not the criminal, who was trying to help out, but caused mayhem instead.

, phnom pre

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