25-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot in Vientiane Capital

25-year-old Anousa Jack, a resident of Chanthabouly District, was shot fatally on Saturday.

A 25-year-old man was shot dead by an unknown assailant at a cafe in Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital on Saturday.

The man was identified as 25-year-old Anousa Luangsuphom or “Jack,” a resident of Chanthabouly District, who was attacked at After School Chocolate and Bar in Vientiane Capital.

Vientiane Rescue reports that the shooting occurred around 10:30 pm. The man was shot twice – in the face and in the side – with an exit wound through his chest.

CCTV footage posted to social media depicting the killing has gone viral, showing the shooter entering the cafe wearing a mask before opening fire on the victim and then cleaning his fingerprints from the restaurant door handle.

No additional injuries to witnesses were reported, while Anousa passed away from his injuries at 103 Military Hospital on Monday.

Police in Laos have not yet released further information regarding the incident.