Two killed in fresh shooting incidents PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 09 March 2013 10:53

An Army sergeant and a 41-year-old woman were killed in two fresh shooting incidents that happened in a span of seven hours in Barangay Cabunbata and in Pitogo, Sinunuc yesterday.

Police identified the two fatalities Sgt. Joseph L. Hiluan, 40, of the 4th Special Forces Battalion, and a native of Dipolog City, and Analie Columbres Celeste of Putik.

A sketchy police report disclosed that Hiluan was shot around 8:45 a.m.. He sustained a gunshot wound in the left pelvis and died on the spot.

No other details were available yet about the shooting.

Celeste and her niece Nida Mendoza were riding tandem on a motorcycle coming from Cawit in the west coast, when gunmen aboard another motorcycle opened fire on them in Pitogo around 3 p.m.

Mendoza, sustained injuries in the body after the motorcycle crashed. He told the police that the gunman was riding tandem on a blue Honda XRM motorcycle.
Celeste was dead on arrival in the hospital.

Police investigators were still working on both cases. —  Dan Toribio Jr.