Man who refuses drink shot-A A +A
Friday, July 6, 2012
TWO men were injured after they figured in a fight at Yusebio store, Sitio Kanacan, Barangay Marilog, Davao City on Tuesday evening.
Senior Superintendent Ronald M. Dela Rosa, chief of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO), identified the victim as Romel Balon, 29, farmer, while the suspect was identified as Yoyeto Garson Sibia, 47, both residents of the same place.
Initial investigation conducted by the Marilog Police station showed the victim and suspect had a fight around 11 p.m. of Tuesday. The incident was only reported to the Marilog police at 2:30 p.m. the following day.
Initial investigation showed while having a drinking session with friends, the suspect offered a drink to the victim who was walking past the area. The victim refused prompting the suspect to shoot him.
Though injured, the victim managed to hack the suspect with a bolo.
The victim sustained a gunshot wound on his chest while the suspect sustained a hacked wound on his left arm.
The victim and the suspect are now at Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), while the police are preparing charges to be filed against the suspect. (ICT)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 06, 2012.