Man fires gun, injures 2

July 13, 2019

POLICE are now hunting down a jobless man involved in a shooting rampage, seriously injuring a 15-year-old female student and a young man Friday evening in Caloocan City.

Cristina Pauline of 32 Pag-asa Street, Payatas, Bgy. 147 Bagong Barrio and Arthur Atencio, 18, of Narra Alley Bagong Barrio were rushed to Manila Central University (MCU) hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds in their bodies.

Elements of Caloocan Police Community Precinct (PCP) 1 who responded to the scene identified the suspect as a certain Maravilla, 19, of 85 Kapayapaan St. Bgy. 150 who managed to escape before authorities arrived in the area.

Investigation showed that the incident happened at around 10:20 p.m. along Milagrosa St. Bgy. 149, Bagong Barrio when two rival gangs allegedly engaged in a street fight.

While in the middle of the clash, the suspect reportedly drew an undetermined caliber of firearm and fired indiscriminately hitting the victims.