Ex-dad’s son shot dead; man shot, house burned PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 17:40

An employee of the City Council, who is the son of the late Councilor Ely Enriquez, was shot dead by a gunman in Cabatangan last Friday night.

In another incident, a resident of Zambowood was shot and wounded by a man who set his house on fire also Friday night.

Killed was Elmer Enriquez y Hernandez, 32, married, of the Administration Section of the City Council and a resident of San Roque.
Elmer was shot around 9 p.m. near the barangay office of Cabatangan last Friday.

A police report disclosed that Enriquez had engaged in a heated argument with a certain Rasul Mohammad who is their neighbor in San Roque.

Police said the argument had something to do with Enriquez’ exploding of firecrackers few days earlier.

Police added that Mohammad allegedly threatened Enriquez during their heated argument.

The dispute was brought to the barangay office of Cabatangan for litigation.

Recovered at the crime scene were four spent shells of .45 caliber pistol.

Investigators were still working on the case.

Meanwhile, a 46-year-old man was shot and wounded by a gunman who later set his house on fire in Barangay Zambowood last Friday night.

The victim was identified as Eddie Climaco y Evangelista, 46, married. He sustained a bullet wound in the ribs and was taken to the hospital.

A police report disclosed that Climaco was shot by Agosto Abuan y Arroyo using a .38 cal. revolver.

After shooting Climaco, Abuan set the former’s house on fire.

Although wounded, Climaco managed to ask for assistance from helpful neighbors who took him to the hospital.

Men of the Divisoria Police Station conducted a follow-up operation that resulted in the arrest of Abuan.

The suspect was detained at the Divisoria police station pending the filing of charges in court.

Climaco was declared out of danger by physicians. — Dan Toribio Jr.