Retired PC dies in accidental firing PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 26 February 2017 16:49

by dan toribio  jr.

A retired member of the Philippine Constabulary died after accidentally shooting himself with his firearm at his house in Dipolog city last Friday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the fatality as Alfredo Regala y Lacquio Jr, 74 years old, married and a resident of Purok Parpagayo, Minaog, Dipolog city.

According to the report, Regala was cleaning his caliber .45 pistol when he accidentally fired his handgun, hitting his chest.

The victim, who sustained a lone gunshot wound, was rushed to the Zamboanga del Norte Medical Center in Sicayab but was declared dead on arrival.

The cadaver of the victim was turned over to his wife, Luzviminda Bicoy- Regala. (Dan Toribio)