Fisherman shot

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Sunday, March 2, 2014


A FISHERMAN was shot by a fellow fisherman in a remote village in Zamboanga del Norte province, said the police on Sunday.

Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Ariel Huesca said the incident took place around 7:30 p.m. Friday at Sitio Liasan in Barangay Canuto Enerio, Gutalac town.

The victim was identified as Dino Mangga, 32, who was admitted at the Labason Medical Center for treatment.

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Huesca said the victim was allegedly shot by Leo Sanggual, 31, also a fisherman, who was arrested in a follow-up operation.

Investigation disclosed that Mangga was about to get a drinking glass at his dirty kitchen when shot by the suspect who positioned himself at a coconut tree located four meters away.

The suspect fled but was arrested in a follow-up operation more than two hours after the incident. Recovered from his possession was a 12 guage shotgun.

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