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Police captain dies in gun accident in Batangas

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 09:21 AM August 04, 2021

police capt dies in gun accident

LUCENA CITY — A junior police official was killed after his gun accidentally went off in San Pascual town in Batangas province on Tuesday, a report said Wednesday.

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San Pascual police reported that Police Captain Rjoval Lopez, 36, assigned at the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame in Quezon City, died after his service pistol, a 9mm Glock, accidentally went off inside his parked car in Barangay Del Pilar at around 11:30 a.m.

The report said the victim’s sister, Marshel Gauang saw her brother at the driver’s seat while checking his service firearm for safety before entering the house.

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Gauang said the pistol suddenly went off, the bullet hitting his brother’s head. The police officer died on the spot, the report said.

An investigation is still ongoing, police added.

/MUF

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