THREE were wounded in separate stabbing incidents in Davao City in the past two days.
The latest stabbing incident happened around 10:26 a.m. in Upper Mamay, Aliongto in Buhangin, Davao City, Tuesday morning.
The victim was identified as Jeayvee Laurence Boquison, 35, a welder, also of Buhangin, while the suspect was identified as Salvador Boguison Jr., 50, of the same place.
Initial investigation conducted by SPO2 Alberto Manubag of Buhangin police showed the victim and suspect engaged in a heated argument while having a drinking session inside the house of a certain Mecita Uy. A fistfight between the two then ensued.
The suspect grabbed a bottle of an alcoholic beverage and pounced it on the head of the victim. He used the cracked bottle to stab the victim at the back of his head.
After the incident, the suspect escaped from the scene while the victim was rushed to Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) for treatment.
Buhangin police are hunting down the suspect.
Another stabbing incident took place in Barangay Sirawan in Toril, Davao City on Monday evening.
The victim was identified as Flordelinda Ayucan Ortega, 28, a resident of the same place, while the suspect was identified as Rolly Camasisi Labandero, 40, Ortega's live-in partner, a resident of Barangay 23-C, Piapi Boulevard.
Initial investigation conducted by Toril police revealed the victim and the suspect were seen having an argument inside the house of Ortega's brother-in-law Erwin Guaves Montero.
The victim wanted to end her relationship with the suspect, who got mad and immediately pulled off his knife from his back and stabbed the victim three times in different parts of her body.
After the incident, the suspect tried to run but was immediately held off by concerned neighbors.
Meanwhile, Jerome Lumacang, 25, married, was also hurt in another stabbing incident, which happened in Barangay Collosas, Paquibato District on Monday evening. His attacker was identified as Mamerto Baticura Jr., farmer, of the same place.
The two were having a drinking session along with other companions when a heated argument transpired. Barangay kagawad Nilo Montanez tried to pacify the two but the suspect was not satisfied and stabbed the victim using a kitchen knife.
The victim was rushed to Tagum Regional Hospital while the suspect escaped.
Paquibato police are conducting follow-up operations to arrest the suspect.