SAN QUINTIN, Abra – A 28-year old jobless man was hurt after he was accidentally shot by his father during a commotion inside their residence at Zone 4, Tangadan, here, Friday night.
Police authorities identified the victim as Jayson Felix Cabuco, 28, with live-in partner, unemployed, while the suspect was his own father who was named as Edmorino Castro Cabuco, 47, married, farmer, both residents of Zone 4, Tangadan, San Quintin, Abra.
Initial police investigation showed the suspect and the victim came from separate drinking sessions with the father arriving home earlier than his son.
While the suspect was lying on their bed, his son arrived and suddenly punched him his forehead and started biting him on the different parts of his body that resulted to a commotion.
The suspect was able to grab an air gun but the victim tried to grapple until it accidentally fired off hitting him on his chest.
The victim was rushed to the Abra Provincial Hospital for medical treatment of the lone gunshot wound on his chest while the suspect was arrested by responding police operatives and the firearm used was recovered in the crime scene.
By Dexter A. See