Cop dies in accidental gun fire-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Sunday, July 27, 2014
A POLICEMAN was killed in an accidental firing in an east coast village of Zamboanga City, the local police said.
The report of the Police Station 5 stated that the incident took place around 11:15 p.m. Friday at Zone 5 in the village of Zambowood, east of the city.
The police identified the fatality as Police Officer 1 (PO1) Alfredo Piola, who was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician when rushed to the hospital.
Piola, who was assigned to the traffic division, sustained a bullet wound in the head, the police said.
However, the Police Station 5 did not explain how the bullet of Piola’s .45 caliber pistol hit him in the head.