Militiaman killed, child wounded in gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 31 August 2018 18:55

by ELY DUMABOC

A militiaman was killed while an 8-year-old girl was wounded when gunmen strafed their house at Purok Tula Tula, Barangay Tarakan, Dinas Municipality, Zamboanga del Sur last Wednesday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the victims as Marjon Ticson Rondina, 26 years old, single a militiaman under the Philippine Army’s 5th Infantry Battalion and 8-year-old Rosel Rondina Amodia.

Investigation disclosed that the victims were sleeping inside their house when  unidentified gunmen strafed the house with bullets using a high-powered firearm.

Marjon sustained multiple gunshot wounds which killed him on the spot.

Rosel was hit in her right foot and was brought to a medical facility for treatment.

Police recovered eighteen (18) empty shells of an M16 rifle, 6 empty shells of a cal .45 at the crime scene.

Police are conducting an investigation to identify the suspects and ascertain the motive behind the incident. (Ely Dumaboc)