Policeman injured in another accidental firing Print
Saturday, 18 November 2017 16:34


Another incident of accidental firing has seriously injured a policeman inside a municipal police station in Josefina municipality in Zamboanga del Sur last Thursday.

The victim was identified as PO2 Jonathan Pornia.

Initial investigation showed that Pornia’s colleague, PO1 Rey Losanoy was preparing to attend the 4th quarter PIAS pro-active inspection inside the police station compound when he accidentally touched the trigger of his issued Glock 17 9mm pistol.

The gun went off hitting Pornia who was preparing for the same activity in an adjacent room.

Losanoy was placed under restricted custody while his issued firearm was turned over to the office.

Pornia, meanwhile, was hit in the lower portion of his abdomen and was taken to the hospital .  (Dan Toribio)