1 killed, 1 wounded in another shooting PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 December 2013 10:58

A member of a motorcycle group was killed while a woman was wounded in another gun attack in Tetuan yesterday morning.

The fatality was identified as Al-Sabri Omar y Jainuddin, 31, married, of Marquez Drive, Tetuan. Wounded was Mary Jane Ko, 36, married of the same place.

A police report disclosed that Omar was driving a motorcycle near their residence when gunmen aboard a sports car appeared and opened fire on him around 8 a.m.

Police said the gunman armed with an M16 rifle sprayed Omar with bullets.

Ko who was nearby was hit by a stray bullet in the right leg and was taken to the hospital.

Omar sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot. His body was claimed by relatives after an ocular investigation.

Police recovered 28 spent shells of 5.56 mm caliber at the crime scene.

The past week saw three other shooting incidents that killed two people and wounded two others.

A businessman, his live-in partner and an expectant father were shot and wounded in two separate shooting incidents in Guiwan and Curuan Thursday night.

Allan Fausto Apolinario y Cortez, a businessman and his live-in partner Alelie Dicheta Sanson were shot in Guiwan. Thursday night. Apolinario died and Sanson was wounded.

Ruben Barrera, whose wife was expected to deliver a baby, was shot by Jovin Johnson using an unknown firearm at Sitio Gasang, Curuan. He sustained a gunshot wound in the body and was brought to the  Cristino Paragas Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Police said Barrera was on his way to get someone to assist his wife who was on labor pain when Johnson shot him around 7 p.m.

Marivic Montano, 49, executive assistant to Ateneo de Zamboanga University President Fr. Karel San Juan S.J. was shot and wounded near her residence at Saavedra Subdivision along Atilano St., Tetuan last Friday night.

Police said Montano sustained a bullet wound in the arm and was taken to the Zamboanga Doctors Hospital for treatment.

Montano was driving an Izusu Sportivo SUV with her son aboard on their way home when two men aboard a motorcycle appeared and opened fire on them around 6:30 p.m.

Police said the motorcycle backrider shot Montano several times with a 9mm pistol, but she was able to drive her vehicle away from the attackers.

Montano later found out she was wounded in the arm.

Men of the the Tetuan police station led by Chief Insp. Elmer Acuña were still working on the case. — Dan Toribio Jr.