Drinking session ends in shooting; 1 dead, another injured

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – An alleged discussion on politics among drinking buddies has turned sour which led to a shooting incident that killed one person and injured another in Barangay Macasandig here early Friday morning. Police said Anthony Espina was declared dead on arrival at the government-owned Northern Mindanao Medical Center due to gunshot wounds in the head while Peth Jagualing sustained injuries in his shoulder and is currently undergoing treatment at the J.R. Borja General Hospital. Capt. Allan Cairel, commander of Barangay Nazareth Police Station 9, identified the suspect as Jonathan Borja, 48, a resident of Apollo Apartments in … Continue reading Drinking session ends in shooting; 1 dead, another injured

1 dead, 2 pilots injured in PNP chopper crash

A helicopter owned by the Philippine National Police (PNP) crashed in Quezon province on Monday morning, killing a crew and injuring the two pilots. Injured were the chopper’s pilot, Lt. Col. Dexter Vitug, and his co-pilot, Lt. Col. Michael Melloria, while a crew member identified as Pat. Allen Noel Ona was killed in the crash. The single-engine Airbus H125 helicopter was supposed to pick up PNP Chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos and his family in the exclusive resort island of Balesin in Quezon. Police officials said the chopper went missing a few minutes after taking off from Manila early Monday morning … Continue reading 1 dead, 2 pilots injured in PNP chopper crash