Teen accidentally killed over boyfriend’s unpaid P5,000 loan



MANILA, Philippines — A case of shooting the wrong target over an unpaid P5,000 loan resulted in the death of a teen early Tuesday and one of the two suspects in the shooting have since been arrested, police said.

The intended target was Richard Magsalang, boyfriend of the victim, Marjorie Carvajal, 19, who was shot and killed by motorcycle-riding men on Hermosa Street in Tondo, Manila around 2:50 a.m.

The arrested suspect was identified as Anjo Pareja who was caught in the ensuing follow-up operations by police, said Chief Inspector Wilson delos Santos, Jose Abad Santos police station 7 deputy station commander.

Delos Santos said Magsalang owed Pareja’s accomplice, Ogie Diaz, aka Ogie Negro P5,000.

No other details are available as of posting time although a manhunt for Diaz is ongoing.

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  • marionics

    pukingina ang mura ng buhay ngayon

  • $5699914

    C’mon! shouldn’t it be ‘mistakenly’ better defines the gruesome act?

    • wawa2172

      Agree with you, may tama na sa utak nag mga killer dahil pati walang kasalanan damay. But killing a person just for 5K debt, gruesome act talaga. Sira ulo lang ang gagawa nito.

  • mad_as_Hamlet

    * * * * * * * * * *
    It’s fun reading an accidental reporter.

  • regd

    That for P5k?

  • http://on.fb.me/16z14Nv Angel Divera

    Baka utang mo P20…. saksak na katapat pag di mo mabayaran… hahay.

  • wawa2172

    Well, I guess walang mistake na nangyari. The plan is to kill yung may utang or any people close to him, ang malas nga ay ang girl friend. Napakamura talaga nang buhay, 5K lang bala na ang katapat, naubusan na yata nang pambili nang shabu ang killer.

  • $5699914

    Sa halagang 5K, ibinaon na sa burak ang sarili, huwag lang masabihang na-onse.

  • patrickinca

    ang baba talaga ng halaga ang buhay dito sa pinas tsk tsk tsk

  • Jane Tan

    What… he planned to kill the person that owed him P5,000 because that person hasn’t paid him? How would he get his money after that person is dead? >.>

  • lagalagdude

    I think its not only the 5K, we don’t really know the real story maybe its more than what we read.

    yong killer talaga bisyo na pumatay, siguro nasa dugo na niya kaya dapat kulong and bitayin kagad ang mga tulad nitong salot sa lipunan.

  • digitaltroll

    its not about the money…its about sending a message.

  • rising_phoenix40

    Accidentally? Hoy, Jamie Elona, aralin mo muna ang ibig sabihin ng accidentally! Editor, please give him/her the broom. Magwalis na muna siya!

    • Goodluck Jonathan

      Accidentally means: in an unintentional manner
      The teen was shot w/c characterized by errors.
      Maybe they were together. And the killer had aimed to target Richard Magsalang. For not being a sharp shooter, the gun inclined to Marjorie that caused her an accidental shooting.

      • rising_phoenix40

        Still, accidentally is the wrong word – unless the gunman had accidentally pulled the trigger. There was an intention to kill. However, the bullet killed the wrong guy. Murder on mistaken identity is by no means an accident.

      • The Enforcer

        Please learn to write in correct English before you criticize

      • Rex

        Hey hypocrite, it’s english, not English.

      • The Enforcer

        The more I read here the more I laugh!

  • desi derata

    What “accidental”? The writer should go back to school to study how to write a report.

  • Bojorco

    If the death penalty isn’t already an option for the guys who killed that girl, it should be, thanks to the monumental stupidity involved in killing the wrong person. It’s bad enough that you set out to kill someone over a loan, but killing the wrong person just removes any humanity the perpetrator may once have had.

  • Eagle from davao

    Dapat ang pamagat ay “Bebot utas dahil sa utang ng Jowa”

  • rightaw2

    5000 p = USD$ 120
    This killing = evidence that man is sinful and that sin lowers our IQ

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