Ex-military man who admitted firing his gun on New Year’s eve held

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MANILA, Philippines–A man who claimed he fired his gun on New Year’s eve in Caloocan City was held under police custody Thursday.

A report by Radyo Inquirer 990 AM said the man, identified as a certain Juan Agos, has been taken to the Caloocan City police headquarters for questioning.

The report said Agos, a former military man, admitted having fired his gun during the revelry after much prodding by his drinking buddies in their neighborhood.

The report said police also brought with them the .45 caliber pistol owned by Agos, which he allegedly admitted having fired.

PRETTY IN PINK Stephanie Nicole Ella (second from left), her 5-year-old brother Ken and her cousins eagerly await New Year’s Eve outside their home in Caloocan City unaware that she would be hit by a stray bullet at midnight. Note date on photo at right. PHOTO COURTESY OF ELLA FAMILY

A 7-year-old girl, Stephanie Nicole Ella, died on Wednesday after being hit by a stray bullet in the head while watching fireworks outside their house in Caloocan City on Monday night.

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  • $23257130

    ikulong yan. i bartolina. o kaya sabihin niyo inagaw ng suspek yun baril ng pulis tapos barilin niyo na lang. bwahahahahaha.NOW NA.

  • Komen To

    Irresponsible, stupid and hard headed. Sorry the rest of my adjectives are too bad to print. Is this how our military are trained? How they behave? How they defy orders? Being under influence of liquor is not a license to indiscriminately fire the gun. After all, gun firing is not part of New Year celebration. I hope the government implements the law strictly

  • julieboy

    DEATH PENALTY PLEASE! walang patawad yan mga halimaw na yan.Ex.military pa naman kaya pala killer.

  • TEAM PNOY

    Well, pag nakainum at lasing na ang tao, nagiging irresponsible na. Yong iba, kahit hindi lasing ay irresponsible din. 

    Kaya, we cannot trust these people to own guns. Disarm all people with firearms, TOTAL GUN BAN, only authorities on active duty are allowed to carry firearms.

    If we have a law that will treat all people, except active duty authorities, who carry a gun as a criminal. Sa pag bitbit pa lang ng baril, criminal na kagad yong tao. Mahihirapan na siya gumawa pa ng crimen kasi bubukol na yong baril nya. 

    Sa ngayon kasi, kesyo bodyguard ni congressman, ex=mil, etc etc, basta may PTC bibitbit ng baril. Nahihirapan ang mga tutuong pulis controlin ang loose firearm.

    TOTAL GUN BAN. Pati mga rebelde na NPA at moro sa south, unti unti malulusaw kasi pag mag bitbit sila ng baril, arresto kagad.

  • TEAM PNOY

    Ano yong baril ni Agos, laruan? Toy gun? Pinag laruan ng mga kainuman nya? 

    STUPID. STUUUUUUUUUPPPPPPIIIIIIIIIIIIIDDDDDDDDDD!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002207384387 Andrei Mendoza

    finally! someone with a conscience came forward, i just hope the bullet found in the little girl’s brain doesn’t belong to him, if it does.. shoot him in the head point blank.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AO6VKORVP6RF3NJ2OW74M3YTXA Jojo

    kasuhan nio na baKA makawala pa LOL

  • justjarred

    Pakainin ng pulbura!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

    relax lang. hindi pa na establish ng mga otoridad na sya na nga ang nakapatay. although mali pa ring nagpaputok sya ng walang habas. kung sya nga, aba’y isa bala ka lang lol

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    bantayan maigi yan baka i-rescue ni palparan at isama sa pagtatago para may kakuwentuhan siya araw-araw….

  • watot

    Did you observe an EPAL on the works? Ibinalik pa sa eskinita ang suspect para hintayin ang epal na Echiverri, pagkadating parang linta kung maka akap. Pweehhh!!! Kapal ng mukha!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      The guy must be a fall guy set up by Recom for publicity.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    A drunk with a gun is a very bad combination.

  • watot

    purnada si epal Echiverri, mag pnsan ba si Echiverri at Chavit?…sobrang epal

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