Cop shot in Sibugay PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:44

A policeman was shot and wounded in Barangay Poblacion, Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay yesterday morning.

Wounded was SPO4 Samson Nillas Samonte, 43, married, of the Diplahan Municipal Police Station.

Initial investigation disclosed that Samonte was doing his routinary brisk walking exercises when two gunmen appeared and shot him. He sustained gunshot wounds at the back of his head and right side arm and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Witnesses told the police that the two gunment fled towards Buug municipality aboard a black Honda XRM black motorcycle.

Police investigators recovered three empty shells of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene. – Dan Toribio Jr.