Shooting survivor gunned down while being treated in hospital

A man who survived an earlier incident was later gunned down while being treated inside the hospital, authorities reported on Wednesday.

According to the police, they received a call at 11:43 am about 27-year-old Vincent Adia who was shot twice and killed while getting treatment in the Rizal Provincial Hospital System Annex in Angono town.

An unidentified gunman who fled the hospital on a motorcycle with an accomplice killed Adia.

Police said Adia was brought to the hospital after he suffered gunshot wounds from another shooting at 3:30 am.

The victim’s family was not able to give information on the identity of the suspects, according to Angono police chief Maj. Richard Corpuz. However, the family said that Adia was imprisoned for seven years for robbery and was recently released.

Authorities said they have yet to check the CCTV footage but have already asked for its copies.

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Live-in partners dead in Quezon City shooting

A live-in partner died after being shot inside their house in Barangay Old Balara, Quezon City, Wednesday night.

According to a preliminary report by the Quezon City Police District, victims Jonathan Faron and “Jacque” died on the spot after receiving bullet wounds to the head at their house on Lakas Street.

According to one of the victims’ neighbors, they were asleep when they suddenly woke up after hearing at least 8 to 10 gunshots at 11:30 p.m.

No one saw the suspect.

Police recovered 9 rounds of ammunition from an unspecified caliber gun at the crime scene.

The possible motive for the killing of the victims is still being investigated.

Meanwhile, a drug pusher who uses students as his “runner” was arrested in Barangay Ususan, Taguig City, on Wednesday.

The alleged 11 accomplices of Patrick Ace Tiñga, including 2 minors, were also arrested.

Tiñga’s house contained 3 kilos or P20.4 million worth of shabu and more than P50,000 worth of marijuana.

Police allegedly caught men aged 17 to 34 using drugs and taking supplies to sell.

Four of them, along with two 17-year-olds, were identified as students.

According to Police Col. Celso Rodriguez, chief of the Taguig City police, Tiñga allegedly used the students and the delivery riders as runners or couriers.