City’s Sunday saw 2 killed, five wounded-A A +A
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
TWO were killed while five others were injured in a series of shooting and stabbing incidents in Cebu City last Sunday.
Yolando Alcibar, 41, member of the Integrated Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team, was shot dead in Barangay Sto. Niño on Sunday night.
The initial investigation of the Homicide Section of the Cebu City Police office (CCPO) said the suspects could be teenagers.
SPO4 Rey Cuyos, Homicide investigator, said there were eight teenagers who were allegedly involved in Alcibar’s killing.
Cuyos said the victim was reportedly chasing about three suspected snatchers on foot.
One of the suspects boarded a bicycle, with four companions, stopped the victim and confronted him.
Then one of the assailants shot the victim once. The suspect reportedly fired a shot into the air then fled.
Alcibar died due to a gunshot wound on his mouth.
In a separate incident, Rodelante Esoto Vallespin, 39, was also stabbed dead in Barangay Lorega, San Miguel.
The incident happened at 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Investigation showed the victim was lying dead on a chair with multiple stab wounds on different parts of the body.
Witnesses alleged that they heard Vallespin yell, “Agay! Agay!”
When the neighbors checked the victim’s house, they saw Vallespin already dead.
Meanwhile, a 12-year-old boy was injured after he was accidentally shot from the firearm of PDEA agent Leo Vincent Morales in Barangay Tinago.
John (name withheld for being a minor), 12, a grade three student, was reportedly hit on his right knee from an issued firearm of Morales.
The incident happened at 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
John was reportedly sitting beside Morales at the back of a parked multicab.
Morales, who suspected John of being a thief, reportedly asked the victim several things.
After talking, Morales reportedly took his 9mm pistol and tried to lock it, but the firearm reportedly fired hitting John, who was still beside him.
John was rushed to the hospital while Morales was arrested by the responding police.
A man was stabbed in Barangay Mambaling at 9:45 p.m. Sunday.
Leonido Samson, 32, was stabbed by Camilo Batasin-in, 24, after having a drinking spree.
The suspect allegedly slashed the neck of the victim with a knife.
Samson was rushed to the hospital while the suspect was arrested by the operatives.
At 10:45 p.m., victim Eddie Wanal, 52, was also shot by an unidentified suspect in Barangay Pardo, Cebu City.
Victim was hit on his stomach and was brought to the hospital.
In a separate incident yesterday, another two were injured after they were shot by unidentified assailants in Barangay Lorega San Miguel at 9:30 a.m.
Vicitms Inding, 51, and Elmos Laureo sustained gunshot wounds when unidentified assailants, on board a motorcycle, shot them.
The two were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on October 23, 2012.