Police arrest gunman in Baliwasan shooting PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:51

A man who shot and wounded a resident of Star Apple Drive, Baliwasan Monday night was arrested by the police yesterday afternoon.

Romeo Pelin of Acacia Drive, Baliwasan was nabbed by policemen led by Sr. Insp. Arlan Delumpines.

Pelin was tagged asthe gunman who Nestor Ramos, 31.

Ramos sustained a gunshot wound in the left leg and was treated at a Zamboanga City Medical Center for treatment.

Initial investigation disclosed that Ramos walking towards a neghborhood store around 8 p.m. when a gunman appeared and shot him three times.

Only one bullet hit Ramos’ left leg. He was taken to the hospital by helpful residents.

Recovered at the crime scene were two spent shells and one slug of .45 caliber pistol

It was learned that Pelin’s brother was earlier nabbed by policemen in a drug bust. He suspected Ramos as the one who reported his brother’s drug activities to the police. — Dan Toribio Jr.