A grudge over a basketball game led a man to hack his neighbor.
Jerome Entoma, 29, of barangay Kawayan, Talisay City suffered hack wounds in his face after Wilfredo Vergara, hacked him with a bolo.
Vergara, who surrendered to authorities after the attack, said he was standing near his house when a drunk Entoma arrived in the area.
Entoma then and tried to embarrass and punch Vergara. To avoid trouble, Vergara went home but Entoma followed him. When he closed the door of the house, Entoma allegedly kicked the door causing Vergara to fall down. This angered Vergara, who went to the kitchen, got a bolo, and hacked Entoma.
Neighbors rushed Entoma to the hospital while Vergara surrendered to Talisay police./Correspondent Gabriel C. Bonjoc
A man who tried to confront a neighbor to confirm rumors of his wife having an affair with the neighbor ended up in the hospital last Sunday.
Dodoy Sayson, 40, stabbed and wounded his neighbor, Rolando Singson, in the stomach, after he confronted him over the alleged affair.
The confrontation turned into a heated argument leading to the stabbing.
Singson was rushed to the hospital for treatment while Sayson fled after the attack./Correspondent Norman V. Mendoza
A drinking session turned bloody yesterday after a man shot and wounded a habal-habal driver in barangay Apas, Cebu City.
Glyn Gerome Lucernas, 23, suffered a graze wound at the back of his head after he was shot by his neighbor Marlon Edomo after they argued during their drinking session.
Lucernas was brought to the hospital for treatment. Edomo fled after the attack.
Lucernas told police that as they argued Edomo pulled out a .38 revolver and pulled the trigger.
Luckily, his brother Climaco was able to pull on Edomo’s arm and ruined his aim.
Edomo then ran and fired another shot at them which missed./Correspondent Tweeny M. Malinao
A boy playing outside their house near the river was later found dead floating in the river.
Neighbors found Jerico de Luna’s body floating on the river last Sunday afternoon.
De Luna’s father told police that they let Jerico play outside their house as they had chores to do inside the house. They were surprised later when they neighbors informed them that Jerico was found floating lifeless in the river.
The boy’s parents rushed him to the hospital but doctors at the Talisay City district hospital declared him dead on arrival./Correspondent Gabriel C. Bonjoc