Manila police nab suspect in Islamic Center shooting

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 05:02 PM September 20, 2018

Police arrested on Thursday a suspect in a shooting incident on Wednesday morning inside the Islamic Center in San Miguel, Manila.

The suspect, identified as  Hasanor Basmala Lebuna, was nabbed through a joint operation by the Manila Police District Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and the Palanca Police Community Precinct.


Lebuna allegedly shot a certain Abraham Dimaporo Espinosa, 30, inside the Islamic Center around 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police said Lebuna was positively identified by a witness.  The victim was rushed to the Chinese General Hospital after the incident.


A 9mm-caliber pistol, a .45-caliber revolver and a .22-caliber revolver were recovered from the suspect as well as magazines and ammunition.

The operation was led by Police Inspector Reynate Parlade. /ee

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