A man was arrested by responding operatives of Divisoria Police Station for firing his handgun at Marimar Videoke Bar located along Gov. Camins Avenue, Zamboanga City at about 10:00 AM on July 6, 2017.
The suspect was identified as Roderick Atilano y Bello, 40, of Barangay Pasonanca, this city. Confiscated from the suspect was a loaded Smith and Wesson cal .357 revolver. Initial investigation disclosed that the suspect and his two male companions were having drinking spree at said bar, when the suspect suddenly fired his revolver that hit the bottles of liquor on their table. This caused panic to the owner of the establishment who was then holding her infant granddaughter. Policemen near the area responded to the owner’s distress call and apprehended the suspect and seized his gun. Said suspect is now under the custody of Divisoria PS for filling of appropriate charges in court.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9