SHOOTING INCIDENT SUSPECT ARRESTED IN PARACELIS
The quick response of Paracelis MPS resulted in the arrest of the suspect in a shooting incident that happened in Mountain Province on the evening of March 6, 2022.
Based on the report submitted to PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD O LEE, the suspect was identified as Efren Tariago, 80 years old, and a resident of Brgy. Bacarri, Paracelis, Mt. Province while the victim was identified as Carino Tamang, 56 years old, and a resident of Poblacion, Paracelis, Mt. Province.
According to Paracelis MPS, the victim and the suspect were involved in a heated argument on a land dispute when the suspect pulled out his short firearm and shot the victim on his head and body.
The victim was immediately brought to Paracelis District Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician. Immediately, Paracelis MPS conducted a hot pursuit operation which led to the arrest of the said suspect including the recovery of cal. 9mm inserted with magazine & three live ammunition.
Also, three (3) fired cartridges for .9mm and one (1) fired deformed slug were recovered from the crime scene.
The suspect is now under the custody of Paracelis MPS while murder charges, violation of COMELEC gun ban, and RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act are being prepared against him. (PROCOR-PIO)