Ex-kagawad dies in gun accident PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 September 2011 17:16

A former barangay councilman (kagawad) died in a gun  accidentat Sitio Bandera, Upper Dulian last Tuesday afternoon.

The fatality was identified as Wilfrido Delos Santos y Bernardo, 57, married.

Sta. Maria police station commander Chief Insp. Felix Martinez disclosed that Delos Santos sustained a bullet wound in the chest and died on the spot.

Martinez quoted Delos Santos’ wife Rosario to have said that her husband was cleaning his .45 caliber pistol when they heard a gunfire.

Moments later, Delos Santos was found dead with a bullet wound in the chest while his gun was recovered beside his body.

During ocular investigation, police recovered the .45 caliber pistol having no serial number, with a magazine loaded with three rounds and an empty shell near the body. — Dan Toribio Jr.