Village chief shot, hurt PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 11:43

A correctional and rehabilitation administrator was arrested after he shot and wounded a barangay chairman in Barangay Barra, Dipolog City last Sunday morning.

Arrested was Eduardo Dalmacio of the Zamboanga del Norte Correctional and Rehabilitation based in Manukan, Zamboanga del Norte. He shot and wounded Joel Omana, 52, married, barangay Chairman of East Poblacion, Manukan Municipality.

A police report disclosed that Omana was about to board his vehicle after eating at a local food joint when Dalmacio appeared and shot him

Dalmacio who was under the influence of liquor approached Omana and without much ado shot Omana with the use of .45 caliber pistol.

Omana sustained a gunshot wound in the body and was rushed to a hospital for treatment.
Police said that personal grudge was believed to be the motive behind the shooting. — Noning R. Antonio