Boy, 7, shot by teen in Pasay
MANILA, Philippines — Police arrested a 17-year-old boy Sunday night after reportedly shooting a 7-year-old relative in Pasay City.
The Southern Police District said a concerned citizen called them up and reported an alleged shooting incident at about 7:50 p.m., Sunday.
Police rushed to Barangay 184 in Maricaban, Pasay City, and learned that boys involved were relatives.
Both boys were rushed to the Pasay City General Hospital for treatment.
The 17-year-old was arrested for Serious Physical Injury in relation to R.A 7610 and Violation of R.A 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.
Police seized a cal. 38 revolver with five live bullets and one empty shell marked “JKC” from the alleged shooter.
The case was then turned over to Women and Children’s Desk for proper disposition. /cbb
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