Report cases of indiscriminate firing, public urged
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police called on the public Thursday to immediately report cases of indiscriminate firing especially as the New Year celebration draws closer.
“Kung meron po kayong mga dudang mga kunwari mga nag iinuman dyan sa kalsada at may tendency magbaril please pakiusap lang po bago mangyari na sila magpapaputok ireport na natin sa pulis para macheck natin agad,”
(If there is a group of people having a drinking session and you have a feeling that they might fire a gun, please report it immediately to the police so we can have it checked.)
He said the public may report cases of indiscriminate firing at the nearest police station in their area, or may also text the information at 0917-847-5757.
Abusive police officers can also be reported.
“You text that to the number and I will have the station commander responsible of the actions of our police men,” Purisima added.
As of 2:30 p.m., Senior Superintendent Wilben Mayor, PNP spokesman, said five people have been wounded by stray bullets.
The victims were identified as Francisco Salazar, 19 (hit in the left foot); Ginalyn Soncio, 32 (hit in the left arm); Donna Padol, 31 (hit in the nose);Deo Tam-og, 22 (hit in the leg); Rommel Geroy, 40 (hit in the left leg).
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