A seven year-old girl saved the life of her father in Northern Thailand convincing him to drop his plan to kill himself after he had tried to shoot his wife. The young girl pleaded with the Thai man not to shoot himself in the head.
Police officers were sent to an incident that occurred in Thap Than district Uthai Thani province after being notified of a shooting. When police arrived the incident they found a woman with a gun shot wound to the face. Also a man about to shoot himself in the head.
Rescue workers rushed to the gunshot victims aide and immediately took her to Hospital.
The police then tried to calm the man down and stop him from killing himself in the head. After 30 minutes police then brought the mans seven-year-old daughter to plead with him against killing himself.
The daughter told her father that she would visit him even though he would be arrested. He then put the gun down and hugged his daughter while apologizing for his actions.
He told police that his wife was having an affair and when he threatened her with a gun. She and her mother tried to stop him with knives and he fire at them to defend himself.
His wife said she fought with her husband often as he had a problem with drugs. She had left him for a month to live with her mother. But her husband wanted her to return to him and came to her house.
When he saw her talking on the phone with someone, he became jealous and wanted to shoot her. Seeing the threat to her daughter’s life, the mother pushed herself in the line of fire and got shot in the face.