Scout Ranger killed in Bacolod City shooting
BACOLOD CITY — A Scout Ranger was killed in a shooting incident at a restobar in Barangay (village) Singcang-Airport here at around 1 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16.
The fatality was identified as Private First Classes (PFC) Edmark Iwayan, 26, and a resident of Escalante City.
Among those injured were PFC Joebert Villagracia, 29; and To-lips restobar owner and former soldier Joebert Visem, 25.
Maj. Joery Puerto of Police Station 8 said Iwayan, Villagracia and Visem were drinking at the bar when the group of Ulysis Carampatan, a bank accountant, arrived.
Carampatan’s group wanted to order drinks but were told that Visem was closing the restobar. An altercation then ensued.
Carampatan allegedly pulled out his gun and fired it.
Iwayan suffered eight gunshot wounds while a hard object hit Villagracia on the head, Puerto said.
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