Police blotter

/ 11:10 AM November 05, 2013

Brothers shot dead

TWO brothers were shot dead by two unidentified men Sunday night in barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City.


The victims were having a drinking session with their neighbors when the attackers arrived and shot the brothers.

Jaymar Ibona, 24, was declared dead on arrival while his younger brother, Johnlee died a few minutes after he was rushed to the Miller Hospital.


Homicide investigators are still clueless on the motive of the attack.

Witnesses were not familiar with the faces of the attackers.

PO3 Nilo Aventurado, case investigator, said the attackers might be harboring grudges against the victims,

Aventurado said he will talk to the relatives as they might have an idea on the identity of the attackers. /CORRESPONDENT CHITO O. ARAGON

Man jumps off bridge, survives

A man in his 50s jumped off the Mandaue-Mactan bridge yesterday afternoon and landed in the shallow waters causing him severe injuries.

He remains unidentified as he does not have an identification card in his wallet no one in the area knows him.


According to witnesses residing below the bridge in Barangay Pajo, they heard a splash in the water and when they checked, they saw the man floating on the shallow waters.

He sustained fractures in his legs and was unconscious when he was rescued by the residents in the area.

Paramedics rushed him to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center while elements of the Police Station 3 of Lapu-Lapu City are still trying to locate his relatives./CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZA

Argument leads to stabbing

A 23-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot several times by his neighbor Sunday evening in barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City.

Jerry Apa, of Fuentes St., barangay Pajac was rushed to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City after he sustained gunshot wounds in his nose, neck and back.

The suspect, identified as Jason Corro remains at large.

Initial investigation revealed that while the victim was playing “hantak” with some of his friends, the suspect came and shot him several times using an undetermined caliber of firearm.

Earlier that day, the victim and the suspect reportedly had an argument. /CORRESPONDENT MORMAN V. MENDOZA


Bystander stabs man

A 42-year-old man landed in a hospital after he was stabbed by a bystander in barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City late Sunday evening.

Minidelo Fuentes,  of sitio Langub, barangay Poblacion was brought to the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital after he sustained a stab wound in his stomach.

Police only identified the suspect as a certain “Monte”, a bystander of Barangay Poblacion.

Investigation revealed that prior to the incident, the victim was walking on his way home at around 11:25 p.m. when the suspect waylaid and stabbed him once in the stomach.

The suspect fled and the victim was able to seek help from his relatives who brought him to the hospital./CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZA

Girl, 12, found floating

The body of a 12-year-old girl was found floating in the coastal waters off barangay Malhiao, Badian, southern Cebu, at 12 noon Sunday.

Karel Mae Cañeda Virtucio, a Grade 7 student, was seen by her cousin, Ebagrio Virtucio.

Police said, Karel lives in the coastal barangay of Manduyong. No one among his relatives could say what happened to Karel.

The girl’s father, Celestino brought her to Badian District Hospital but she was declared dead on arrival./Correspondent Christine Emily Pantaleon

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