UPDATE: Toul Kork Officer Detained After Shooting

Phnom Penh: At 10 am on December 2, 2019, in Phnom Penh’s Boeng Salang commune, Toul Kork, there was a shooting incident.

An unidentified police officer allegedly exchanged angry words with a man who lived next door (UPDATE: about the man’s dog which keeps biting the officer). The officer then apparently took out his AK47 rifle and fired off a few rounds in the street, causing unspecified injuries.

The victim was immediately taken to a hospital while the shooter was arrested and taken in for questioning. Updates to follow.


UPDATE: The suspect fired off shots at the victim’s house, with at least one going through a window. The unnamed victim was injured in the back (*most likely from shrapnel) and doesn’t appear to be seriously hurt. AREY

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