An active shooter incident has reportedly occurred at the Siam Paragon shopping mall in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok. The situation has caused mass panic and resulted in the evacuation of the entire shopping complex.
Siam Paragon Mall shooting today
On October 3, 2023, at approximately 16:20 local time, reports of gunshot-like sounds were received from the Siam Paragon shopping mall. Videos have surfaced online appearing to show the chaos that ensued as people poured out of the mall’s doors.
Witnesses reported crowds of people fleeing the scene as loud bangs echoed through the shopping center. At this time, it remains unclear who the shooter is and if there are any casualties or injuries resulting from the incident.
Thai police have responded promptly to the incident, evacuating the shopping complex and cordoning off the area. Authorities are currently investigating the situation and searching for the suspect who is believed to still be inside the shopping complex.
This incident has left shoppers and staff at the Siam Paragon shopping mall in a state of shock and fear. As authorities continue to investigate, the public is advised to avoid the area and stay safe.