Phnom Penh: A fatal shooting incident occurred at 5:30 pm on March 6, 2021 in a field near the village of Lech Wat, Sangkat Kampol, Khan Kampoul, Phnom Penh.
The victim, 14-year-old Saroeun Buntha, was an eighth-grade student at Bek Chan Secondary School. He was shot in the head and died suddenly. Two suspects were arrested, but have not been identified yet.
According to sources, before the incident, the victim was playing with three other children at the scene. Suddenly, a gunshot was heard nearby, causing the boy to fall. Three more bullets flew over head and fell at the scene, but no other boys were harmed.
After the incident, police and military police and the people of Kampoul district intervened and found two suspects driving a white Ssangyong REXTON with RCAF license plate 02-0282, who were detained.
Police found a rifle (*appears to be a high powered gas gun), a machete and ammunition in the vehicle, and also a dove/pigeon bird that had been shot.
After the incident, the police arrested the two suspects, and will build a case to the court according to the procedure. NKD
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