BANGUED, Abra – A policeman died while a policewoman was injured after they were shot by a police trainee who is the latter’s husband inside her rented room at Zone 7, here, Friday.
Police authorities identified the fatality as Pat. Jay Valdez Tabili while the injured policewoman was named as Pat. Jemalyn Langgoyan.
Initial police investigation showed that the suspect, Joseph Langgoyan, the husband of the policewoman, went to visit her in her rented room when he chanced upon the duo that caused him to be irked and allegedly fired at them several times.
The policeman sustained a lone gunshot wound on his head that caused his instantaneous death while the policewoman suffered a lone gunshot wound on her abdomen.
The two police officers were rushed to the nearby Valera medical clinic for proper medication but the policeman was declared dead on arrival while the policewoman is undergoing close medical supervision.
The suspect was immediately arrested by responding personnel of the Bangued Municipal Police Station and is now awaiting the filing of appropriate charges against him.
Probers theorized love triangle as the motive in the said shooting incident.
By Dexter A. See