PHNOM PENH, May 23 (Xinhua) -- An unidentified gunman fired many shots at a forest administration office in northern Cambodia's Kampong Chhnang province on Tuesday night, killing a forest ranger and injuring three people, local media reported, citing a police chief.
The incident took place at about 8 p.m. local time when an unidentified man used an AK-47 rifle to fire at the office before fleeing the scene.
"Four people including a military police officer, a soldier, a forest ranger and a civilian, got injured in the shooting," Gen. Loch Sovannara, police chief of Kamong Chhnang province, was quoted as saying by the Fresh News service provider.
The injured forest ranger died hours later due to severe wounds, he added.
According to Sovannara, the motive behind the shooting is unknown yet as the police is hunting for the perpetrator.