Student hurt in Baguio shooting incident

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BAGUIO CITY – A 14-year old student was injured after she allegedly tried to commit suicide inside the comfort room of their residence at Atok Trial, here, Monday dawn.

Senior Superintendent Ramil L. Saculles, City Director of the Baguio City Police office (BCPO), refused to divulge the identity of the victim but described her to be 14 years old, student and a resident of Atok Trail, Baguio City.

Initial police investigation showed that the victim allegedly tried to commit suicide inside the comfort room of their residence with the use of a gun.

The victim was rushed by her mother and sister to the St. Louis University Sacred Heart Hospital for medical treatment while responding police operatives were able to recover a spent shell and a deformed slug of a still undisclosed firearm which she used in the self-inflicted shooting incident.

Probers also recovered the firearm used in the incident based on the revelation of the victim where it was placed.

By Dexter A. See

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