Teenager gunned down in Quezon City


MANILA, Philippines—A teenage boy was shot dead in his neighborhood by armed men late Friday afternoon in Quezon City.

Archiebal Miranda, 17, of Riverside Extension in Barangay Commonwealth was killed just a little distance from his home with one shot to the head around 5:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

Case investigator Senior Police Officer 1 Pascual Fabreag said the victim was chatting with a friend, known only as Ronald, on the sidewalk of Gold Street when two men walked by and shot the lad.

Miranda fell dead from one gunshot wound in the head while his friend was unharmed, Fabreag said. The assailants fled on foot.

Fabreag said the police were still investigating the shooting.

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  • mamamia

    We are Filipinos and not British, Don’t use British words, just saying.

    • Cano Manuel

      Which one is?

      • mamamia

         lad = man/guy

      • Cano Manuel

        But didn’t they invent the language? 

      • mamamia

        I won’t argue who invented the word, I’m only asking don’t use british words here in PH, simple as that

      • Cano Manuel

        Why not?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJFXCRSCXRWPLL42QQKSINC3AQ Mamerto

      British…! English…!
      Why make an “issue” out of a “non-issue”…?.?.?

      • mamamia

         Journalism should be precise and concise, also i’ve included a word “Just Saying” so basically this is not an issue for me, ewan ko bakit naggagalaiti ka ano bang issue mo or non issue? baril ba? combat boots? baril?isse non issue? really?

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