1 dead, another injured in Paracale shooting incident

PARACALE, CNorte –One died and another was injured from gunshot wounds perpetrated by unidentified gunmen, a police report said.

The incident was recorded last May 30 at around 8:00 p.m. at Sitio Curbada, Purok 6, Barangay Tugos here.

Victims of the shooting incident were idenfied as Cheriza Sandoval y Gutierez, 27 years old and Geobert Asis y Sadia, 19 years old, both residents of the said barangay.

In the same report, the investigators confirmed that Sandoval was hit by the bullet in his head that caused his instantaneous death.

Asis, on the other hand, also suffered from a gunshot wound on the left side of his head where the bullet exited in his right jaw.

Meanwhile, the initial report said that the victims were on their way home on board a black Euro motorcycle with plate number 7938 from the town proper here.

When they reached Brgy Tugos, the victims told the investigators that they noticed at least two persons on board a motorcycle who suddenly fired upon them.

The suspects used a caliber .45 gun.

It was later confirmed that the gunshot wound upon the head of Sandoval was fatal.

When his body was brought to the Rural Health Unit (RHU) of Paracale, the medical doctor pronounced that she was dead on arrival.

The suspects fled towards the direction of Brgy. Batobalani on board their get away vehicle bringing along with them the gun that was used in perpetrating the crime.

Sadia was rushed to the Camarines Norte Provincial Hospital, in the town of Daet for immediate medical attention.

She was however transferred to the the Bicol Medical Center in Naga City at about 10:30 in the evening, of the same date.

Personnel of the Paracale MPS are still conducting a hot pusuit operation for the possible apprehension of the suspects.

The motive of the incident is still unknown. (BICOLSTANDARD.COM)


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