BANGKOK – Panic ensued at the iconic Siam Paragon mall in the heart of Bangkok on Tuesday evening, October 3, following reports of an active shooter.
Thai police have locked down the premier shopping destination, confirming the presence of an armed individual still inside.
Injuries have been reported, though specific numbers or details are still forthcoming.
People on social media are sharing videos. One video from @janejanejuta on Twitter shows scared shoppers hiding, probably in a food area, with someone telling them to stay down.
A video shows crowds rushing out of Bangkok’s Siam Paragon mall.
Social media has become a hotspot for updates, with netizens sharing real-time video snippets.
Everyone in siam paragon or going there. Please dont. There’s gunshot and everyone is evacuating.❗️❗️❗️❗️ pic.twitter.com/CbjXzKduyj— nitrojanee • 정진 x 브라잇윈 (@nitrojanee) October 3, 2023