Fisherman shoots pal

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

A FISHERMAN has shot and wounded a fellow fisherman in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, the police reported.

The Zamboanga del Sur Police Office reported that the incident took place around 6:50 p.m. Monday at Sitio Luguimit in the village of Poblacion, Margosatubig municipality.

The police identified the victim as Usman Alpha, 48, who sustained two bullet wounds and was hospitalized.


Alpha was allegedly shot and wounded with the use of a .45 caliber pistol by Leo Esnani, 49, also a fisherman, the police said.

The motive of the incident was personal grudge that stemmed from misunderstanding, the police said.

The suspect, who fled, remains at large and is the subject of a police manhunt, the police added. (Bong Garcia)

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