Woman shot in front of her kids-A A +A
Monday, October 29, 2012
A WOMAN was shot by an unidentified assailant in front of her children inside their house along Hayes St. in Barangay 40 on Sunday afternoon, less than a month after her husband was also shot while watching television inside the house.
Charito M. Maron, 48, was dead before she reached the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC).
Maron owned CM Romblon Marble Works located along Hayes St., the police said.
Investigation showed that Maron was at her house when the suspect barged inside around 5:45 p.m. and shot her in front of her children.
Witnesses said they failed to identify the suspect who escaped after the incident.
Senior Police Officer Charlie Nemeño of Cogon Police Station 2 said they only received a report about the incident at 11:15 p.m.
Nemeño said the victim’s family and relatives refused to provide information out of fear.
He said they are now investigating the case to determine if the suspect was the one who killed Maron’s husband, Patricio, last September 30.
Patricio was also gunned down inside the house while watching television with his children.
Police said the suspect shot him through the window.
Nemeño said they still have to determine if the type of gun used in killing Charito is the same with what the suspect used in killing Patricio.
The couple left behind five children who now feared for their safety. (Stephanie Berganio)
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on October 30, 2012.