Lawyer held for shooting man over land dispute, quack doc shot dead

September 24, 2018

CAMP Gen. Paciano Rizal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna -- A lawyer was arrested after shooting a man over land dispute in Cabuyao City, Laguna, while a ‘quack doctor’ was shot dead by unidentified man in the city  last Saturday.

Suspect Atty. Efren Mercado, 68, was arrested after shooting Pascual Gonzales at 1 a.m. in Bgy. Casile, Cabuyao City, using a cal. .9mm firearm which hit the left leg of the victim.

Police said the two were arguing over land dispute that led to the shooting.

Criminal charges are being prepared against the said lawyer.

Meanwhile, in Bgy. Langkiwa, Biñan City, a certain Felix Berto Pariñas, a ‘quack doctor’, was shot at 9:50 p.m. at a house in Blk. 29, Lot 36, Phase 3, Southville 5A, of said city.

Pariñas died while being treated at the hospital. The victim was inside his house when the suspect barged in and shot him twice.

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