A GRANDMOTHER was shot and killed by a man over an alleged old resentment in Bgy. Pook na Banal, San Pascual, Batangas on Tuesday.
San Pascual Municipal Police Station chief Major Richard A. Natividad said the victim who sustained fatal gunshot wounds of an unknown caliber in the face was identified as Thelma Cusi.
The suspect who was arrested in a follow-up operation was clearly identified by Natividad as Bernard Falla.
Police said Cusi was found by her 14-year-old granddaughter Maxin Perez Suizo, in this village lying on the ground with blood oozing from her face at around 7 o’clock in the evening.
The victim was immediately taken to Saint Pascual De Baylon Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by attending physician Dr. Andrei Mendoza.
The Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) team was requested for technical investigations. Further police investigations revealed that the victim and the suspect had an old grudge in the past.