Thursday, July 20, 2017
Close  
newsinfo / Headlines

Vendor arrested for shooting guard using victim’s gun

newsinfo / Headlines
  • share this

Vendor arrested for shooting guard using victim’s gun

/ 05:03 AM July 18, 2017

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) arrested on Sunday night a vendor who allegedly shot and wounded a security guard using the victim’s gun.

Charges of robbery and frustrated homicide were later filed against Anthony Alcorin, 27, after he shot Adiong Imam beside the guardhouse at Regency Town Homes on Boni Serrano Avenue in Cubao, Quezon City.

A report to Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, QCPD director, said that around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, the suspect entered the guardhouse and fled with the victim’s service firearm, a .38-caliber revolver.

ADVERTISEMENT

However, Imam grabbed another gun and chased the suspect who turned around and shot him.

Two witnesses called the police who caught the suspect while the victim was taken to Cardinal Santos Medical Center. —Jhesset O. Eñano

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Adiong Imam, Anthony Alcorin, guard wounded, QC shooting
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.




© Copyright 1997-2016 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved