Teenager hurt in La Paz shooting incident

LA PAZ, Abra – A 16-year old teenager was injured after he was allegedly shot several times on the different parts of his body by still unidentified gun-wielding individual in front of their residence at sitio Alimudog, Canan, here, Saturday.

Police authorities decided to withhold the identity of the victim but described him to be 16 years old and a resident of barangay Canan, La Paz, Abra.

Initial police investigation showed that the victim and his cousin were standing in front of their residence and were said to be playing a mobile phone when a still unidentified gunman suddenly surfaced and shot the former several times hitting him on the different parts of his body.

The victim was rushed to the Abra Provincial hospital for medical treatment where attending physicians were able to recover metallic items believed to from a 12-guage shotgun that was used by the suspect in the perpetration of the crime while the suspect is now the subject of a manhunt operation by responding police operatives.

By Dexter A. See

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