2 arrested for indiscriminate firing

TWO people were arrested for indiscriminate firing of firearms in Calbayog City, Samar and Maydolong, Eastern Samar.

In an information from the Police Regional Office headquarters, the suspects were identified as Julito Botron, 37, a resident of Calbayog; and Barangay Kagawad Nerie Lira, 48, a resident of Maydolong town.

Police confiscated from Botron one unit of 9mm pistol and one magazine loaded with three ammunitions.

Botron was arrested after the incident around 11:50 p.m. of December 23, 2020.

Authorities also confiscated from Lira a Cal. 45 pistol, SAM, Military Blue with FA ID number 2219834 after he fired his gun around 1:20 a.m. of December 21 in Maydolong.

According to the police, no one was hurt during the incidents.

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