Ex-con shot by brother PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 06 July 2013 11:33

An ex-convict was shot and wounded by his elder brother at Sitio Dabuy, Sibulao last Thursday morning.

Men of the Vitali Police Station led by Sr. Insp. Joel Tuttuh arrested the suspect during a follow-up operation.

Ricardo Carpio y Lanipa was shot by Onopre Carpio y Lanipa, 56.

A police report disclosed that the two brothers engaged in a heated argument regarding the ownership of bamboo trees. Amid their argument,  Onopre pulled out an improvised 5.56 pistol and shot his brother in the leg.

Ricardo was rushed to the hospital while Onopre left the place after the incident.

A follow-up operation carried out by Vitali policemen led by Tuttuh resulted in the arrest of Onopre at his residence. Recovered from his possession was the improvised gun he used in shooting Ricardo.

Ricardo was brought to the City Prosecutor Office for inquest for frustrated homicide. – Dan Toribio Jr.