15-year-old shot dead an army soldier in Lanao del Sur
MANILA, Philippines – a fifteen-year-old boy for still unknown reason shot-dead an army soldier inside his home in a remote village in Lanao del Sur on Monday morning, police reports said on Tuesday, February 15.
Reports reaching the PNP central operations center in Camp Crame, identified the suspect in the shooting incident as Hamnal Hadji Saheed Dalombao, 15, and a resident of Brgy. Tatayawan in Tamparan town of said province.
While the report identified his victim as Private Benie Sumayang, 19, and was detailed with the Alpha Coy of the army’s 65th Infantry Battalion (IB).
Investigation revealed that Sumayang was inside a store when the suspect arrived and without any reason shot the victim using a .9mm pistol twice hitting him at the abdomen.
The victim was rushed at the Tamparan District Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The suspect fled towards unknown direction on board a motorcyle, the reports said. Anthony Vargas