2 PUJ passengers hit by stray bullets-A A +A
Friday, October 25, 2013
TWO public utility jeepney passengers were injured when they were hit by stray bullets at Purok Katilingban, Barangay Banago, Bacolod City Wednesday evening.
Injured were Lovely Aranza, 27, and Demetrio Villanueva, 41, both of Barangay Banago, the police said.
Investigation revealed that around 8:30 p.m., while the two victims were on board a PUJ plying the Libarted-Banago route, they heard a gunshot along Purok Katilingban, Barangay Banago.
Minutes after, they discovered they suffered gunshot wounds in their bodies.
Demetrio was hit in his right eye while Aranza was hit in the back portion of her body, the police said.
The police said the two victims were immediately rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital.
The police added that they now have the name of the suspect, who is believed to be a minor.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on October 25, 2013.