Minor hit by stray bullet-A A +A
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A MINOR was injured when he was accidentally hit by stray bullet at Purok Casiana, Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City Sunday afternoon.
Station 3 Police Chief Conrado Rances III said Monday the 15-year-old, whose name is being withheld, was injured when he was accidentally hit by stray bullet at Eroreco Subdivision, Barangay Mandalagan at about 5 p.m.
He said the victim was hit when Tomy Artos, of Barangay Mandalagan was creating alarm and scandal and suddenly fired his firearm of an unknown caliber.
He added the victim was hit by stray bullets in his left hand and back and he was rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital for medical treatment while the suspect also immediately fled after the incident.
Rances disclosed the case was already referred to the Women and Children Complaints Desk for the filing of charges against the suspect.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 18, 2012.