2 men cheat death in gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:21

Two persons narrowly escaped death or injury after they were shot at Asinan, Kasanyangan at dawn yesterday.

The gunman was arrested an hour later during a police hot pursuit operation

Police identified the would be victims as Vilmor Delos Santos Abiantes and Richard Bios Orapa, both of Lumbia, Pagadian City.

Arrested wasJerry Almario of Talon-Talon.

Police said Fabiantes and Orapa were at Sitio Asinan around 2 a.m. when Almario shot them three times.

The bullets missed its targets.

Men of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company led by Insp. Jivertson Pelovello who were on mobile patrol responded to the shooting. They tried to convince the suspect to surrender but he fired at the lawmen triggering a brief exchange of fire.

Almario then ran towards Bakhaw area where he was cornered by the police. He was brought to the city police office where he was detained pending the filing of charges against him. – Dan Toribio Jr.