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Newbie cop test fires gun, kills mother

By: - Correspondent / @inqmindanao
/ 03:49 PM April 08, 2018

DAVAO CITY – A rookie policeman was arrested in New Corella, Davao del Norte, for reportedly killing his mother on Saturday.

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Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz, spokesperson of the Southern Mindanao Police Office, said Sunday that Police Officer 1 Emmanuel Dumapig faced administrative and criminal cases.

“A parricide case will be filed against Dumapig,” Driz said.

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She said based on the report of the New Corella police, Dumapig dry fired his issued handgun inside their home in Purok 1 in Barangay San Roque, unaware that an bullet was lodged into the chamber.

The gun went off and the slug initially hit a mirror before going through the wall and striking his mother in the chin.

The woman was rushed to a hospital in Tagum City but died along the way.

“The suspect is now being held at the New Corella Police station for proper disposition,” Driz said. /cbb

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