Cop nabbed, linked to shooting incident

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A policeman is now under the custody of the Bacolod Police Station 4, for his alleged involvement in the June 9 shooting incident, that injured two persons, at Rizal Street in Barangay 26, Bacolod City.

Nabbed was P/MSgt Jeff Desucatan, who is assigned at the BCPO Station 2.

The arrest of Desucatan yielded a Glock 17 pistol with a magazine containing ammunition.

According to the police, a stray bullet hit a certain Jorem Sibug and injured Richard Jimenez, during a shooting incident.

Desucatan was arrested during a pursuit operation by a team of policemen, led by P/Maj. Ritchie Gohee, assisted by the BCPO SWAT members.

Prior to the incident, there was a confrontation between Jimenez and Desucatan, reportedly triggered by jealousy.

Jimenez was hit in the left foot, while Sibug suffered a gunshot wound in the stomach.

Recovered from the crime scene were four spent cartridges and three live ammunition./GB