Bounmy Manhrasamy, 37, Arrested For Shooting And Killing His Uncle, Somvang Vorachak

Monday, December 10, 2018
Bounmy Manhrasamy
Bounmy Manhrasamy

Bounmy Manhrasamy, 37, has been arrested for the shooting death of his uncle, Somvang Vorachak, 60, on Sunday.

The Catoosa County 911 Center received a call on Sunday at 9:14 a.m. of an individual who had been shot at 218 Steele Road, Rossville. The caller advised the shooter was still inside the residence.

Upon deputies' arrival, the shooter, Bounmy Manhrasamy exited the residence and surrendered to law enforcement. Deputies entered the residence and located the victim, identified as Mr. Vorachak with a gunshot wound to the chest. Deputies began rendering first aid until EMS arrived, but he succumbed to his injuries.

It was determined that Manhrasamy was the nephew of Mr. Vorachak. The two lived in the same residence and were having a domestic dispute which led to the shooting.

Manhrasamy was arrested and charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He is incarcerated in the Catoosa County Jail, where he is being held without bond while he awaits his first court appearance.


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