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Sunday, 20 October 2013 13:58

A policeman was detained after he shot and wounded another policeman at the Guiwan Bus Terminal last Friday afternoon.

The victim was identified as SPO2 Marianito Gudiz y Tiongco of the Tetuan Police Station and detailed at the bus terminal. He sustained a bullet wound in the left foot and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect was PO2 Arnold Gomez y Sipin, 33, who was jailed after the incident.

A police report disclosed that Gudiz apprehended a tricycle driver identified as Anastacio Gomez, who happened to be the father of PO2 Gomez, for driving an unregistered vehicle.without license. Gomez the driver left the terminal leaving behind his tricycle.

Several minutes later, PO2 Gomez arrived in the terminal and confronted SPO2 Gudiz in connection with the apprehension of his father. Both cops figured in a heated argument until the Gomez pulled out his .45 caliber pistol and pointed it at Gudiz.

Gudiz tried to grab the gun and a scuffle ensued during which the gun went off with the bullet hitting Gudiz’ left foot.

Gomez was collared and was taken to the Tetuan Police Station. He was ordered to undergo  paraffin test while his gun was submitted to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for ballistic examination. – Dan Toribio Jr.