Operatives of Ayala Police Station conducted follow-up operation after a shooting incident that transpired at the house of the complainant identified as Jaime Bautista in Zone 4, Pamucutan, Zamboanga City at about 11:00 PM on July 8, 2017. This led to the arrest of the suspect named Jesric Reyes y Casimiro, 19, the victim’s neighbor.
The suspect used an M1 carbine with serial number 3443660 in firing a shot at the Bautista. Investigation showed that the suspect was under the influence of liquor when the incident occurred, wherein he had a prior quarrel with his neighbor. After a drinking spree, he passed by the house of the victim and threw a stone to the house, with the thought that Bautista was already asleep. With this, the victim came out and scolded the Reyes. The suspect left and returned after a few minutes bringing his firearm and fired it at the victim’s house. After he watched the suspect leave, Bautista reported the incident to ZCPS9. The suspect and his firearm are now under police custody.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9