4 killed, 6 hurt in Zampen spate of violent incidents PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 23 December 2013 11:33

Four persons were killed and six were wounded in separate violent incidents in Zamboanga Peninsula Thursday,   Friday and Saturday last week.

Killed were Rhonel Regencia y Quintanilla alias Pabong, 37,  single, of Hererra Street, Central Barangay, Dipolog City; Artemio Albacite, alias Boy Therapy, 50, married, of Barangay Poblacion, Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur and

Ronald Nonol y Alferez, 29, single, farme, of Purok Tres, Barangay Lapidian  Wounded was Jacinto Orquijo, a farmer of Baluno, Zamboanga city, Lawrence Gabriel Alferez y Eguia, 11, of Dipolog City. of Mervin Yagonia y Lumimpat, 13. Alexes Legoneas y Caleza, 32, married, Arlyn Seraspi y Lagnasan, 9, and  Angela Princess Legonas y Sistoso, 6.

Police reports disclosed that Regencia was shot to death by gunmen riding tandem on motorcycle with the use of .45 cal. pistol around 2 p.m. Friday along Gen. Luna Street corner Padre Ramon Street, Barangay Estaka, Dipolog City.

Regencia sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body and died on the spot.

The assailants sped away towards unknown direction. Recovered at the crime scene were four empty shells of .45 pistol.

Investigation disclosed that Regencia was standing outside Umo Internet Café, when a Honda XRM motorcycle arrived and the back rider approached and shot him several times. The wall glass of the said cafe was hit and the bullet penetrated inside, wounding Lawrence Gabriel.

Albacite was shot to death by an unidentified assailant with the use of 45 cal. pistol around 1:45 p.m. last Friday at Purok Santan, Barangay Poblacion, Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body died on the spot.

The killer fled towards unknown direction. Recovered at the crime scene was an empty shell of .45 cal. pistol

Police said Albacite was walking towards Barangay Poblacion, Dinas when the gunman waylaid and shot him several times.  The assailant then took away the belt bag and wallet of the victim which contained undetermined amount of money.

Lacquio was shot and hacked dead around 6:00 in the morning last Thursday  at Sitio Quarry Uno, Purok Siete, Barangay Cayamcam, Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay. He sustained gunshot and hack wounds on the different parts of his body.

Police said Lacquio was at the area which is about 2 kilometers away from their farm house when he was shot and hacked by an assailant.

Nonol was shot dead around 1:00 in the morning last Saturday  at the Barangay Hall of Barangay Lapidian, Pagadian City. The killer used of 45 cal.  pistol.  He sustained gunshot wounds on the different parts of his body and died on the spot, while the assailant escaped amid the crowd after the shooting.

Recovered at the crime scene were seven empty shells and three slugs of 45 cal. pistol.

Police said the Women’s Organization of Barangay Lapidian was having their Christmas Party at the barangay hall.  While they were dancing on the dance floor, The gunman surfaced and shot the victim several times.  The shooting also wounded of Mervin Yagonia y Lumimpat, 13. Alexes Legoneas y Caleza, 32, married, Arlyn Seraspi y Lagnasan, 9, and  Angela Princess Legonas y Sistoso, 6. They were hit by stray bullets and were rushed to Zamboanga del Sur Medical Center for treatment.

Orquijo  was shot and wounded around 9:00 in the evening last Thursday at Sitio Bagakay, Barangay Baluno, Zamboanga City, He was shot by his nephew identified as Jimmy Oquijo with the use of homemade shotgun.

The victim sustained three pellet wounds on his body and was rushed to the Zamboanga City Medical Center for treatment.

Police responded immediately and conducted a manhunt operation at the residence of the suspect, which is more or less 3 kilometers away from Barangay Baluno Proper.  Upon sensing the arrival of the policemen, the nephew immediately escaped and fled towards unknown direction.

Police said Jacinto was on his way home from a drinking session at the house of his friend and while passing in front of his nephew’s house, he was shot.  It was learned that the victim and his nephew were not in good terms.