Soldier dead, 2 others wounded in PMA shooting

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A PHILIPPINE Army soldier was killed while two others were wounded in a shooting incident inside the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) in Fort Del Pilar in Baguio City on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.

A police report said Army Senior Sergeant Joefrey Turqueza was killed when an Air Force man ran amok in their barracks at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday.

The shooter and Senior Sergeant Vivencio Raton were both wounded when the shooter's M16 rifle went off during their scuffle.

Turqueza was declared dead at the Baguio General Hospital.

Investigation is still ongoing. (Third Anne Peralta-Malonzo/SunStar Philippines)

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to remove the name of the shooter, who was later found to have been suffering from a mental health problem.


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