Housewife survives gun attack

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Saturday, May 31, 2014


A HOUSEWIFE escaped unscathed in a gun attack in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported Saturday.

The police meanwhile have launched a manhunt to arrest the suspect who fled and went into hiding.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office reported that the incident took place around 9:35 p.m. Friday in downtown of Mahayag.

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The police identified the would-be victim as Anna Jane Garcines, 24.

She identified her attacker as James Elemento also known as “Robin-Robin,” the police said.

Investigation showed that Garcines was standing beside her videoke machine at the terrace of her residence when Elemento arrived and and without any apparent reason shot her once.

The police said Elemento missed his target prompting Garcina to run for cover.

The suspect chased her and fired twice but against he missed his target, the police said.

The suspect, after he missed his target thrice, fled and is the subject of a police manhunt launched by the Mahayag policemen, the police said.

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