BAGUIO CITY A 38-year old truck driver was injured after he was allegedly shot by his own father during a heated altercation at Purok 10 Bakakeng Norte/Sur, here, Monday dawn
Police authorities identified the wounded individual as Marlon Chalmas Pistola, 36, married, truck driver while the suspect was named as his own father, Leon Garcia Pistola, 63, married, laborer, both residents of purok 10 Bakakeng Norte/Sur, Baguio City.
Initial police investigation showed prior to the incident, the victim and his father were involved in a verbal altercation and to avoid further disagreements, the suspect then decided to go to see his carabao in a grassy area nearby.
The victim allegedly followed the suspect and continued confronting him that prompted the latter to draw his firearm and shot him once on his stomach.
The victim was rushed to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC for medical treatment while the suspect voluntarily yielded to the responding police operatives who were able to recover the calibre .38 revolver used by the suspect in the perpetration of the crime.
By Dexter A. See