Fisherman shoots pal

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014


A FISHERMAN has shot and wounded a fellow fisherman in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office reported that the incident took place around 6:50 p.m. Monday at Sitio Luguimit in the village of Poblacion, Margosatubig municipality.

The police identified the victim as Usman Alpha, 48, who sustained two bullet wounds and was hospitalized.

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Alpha was allegedly shot and wounded with the use of a .45 caliber pistol by Leo Esnani, 49, also a fisherman, the police said.

The motive of the incident was personal grudge that stemmed from misunderstanding, the police said.

The suspect, who fled, remains at large and is the subject of a police manhunt, the police added. (Bong Garcia)

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