A mechanic was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Pattani province's Muang district on Friday morning, police said.
Pol Col Tuande Chutanand, chief of Muang Pattani police station, said the shooting occurred on Pattani-Yala road at Moo 1, tambon Taluboh.
The victim was identified as Somkid Saowanee, 48, a resident of Moo 11 in tambon Bana, Muang district, and a mechanic working at V Karnchang Garage.
According to witnesses, Somkid was travelling by motorcycle on the road where he worked when a gunman riding pillion on another bike fired three shots at him. The attackers then fled.
Somkid was hit three times in the head and died on the spot.
Police were investigating.