Councilman shoots village watchman in Catanduanes
LEGAZPI CITY –– A councilman shot and injured a village watchman in Virac town in Catanduanes province Wednesday.
Major Antonio Perez, Virac police chief, said councilman Francis Bajaro, 58, shot watchman Antonio Tabuzo, 50, in Barangay San Vicente at 1:25 a.m.
Perez said the initial investigation showed that Bajaro was sleeping when a yelling Tabuzo awakened him. Tabuzo was armed with a knife and insisted on entering his house.
Perez said the two had a heated argument until Bajaro fired his caliber .45, hitting Tabuzo’s chest.
Tabuzo is now in a stable condition in a hospital.
Perez said they are still investigating the motive behind the shooting. The suspect is facing charges for frustrated murder.