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Barangay politiko shoots, kills barangay tanod in dance floor

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A barangay kagawad shot dead a barangay tanod during a benefit dance in Barangay Quinabonglan in Maayon town in Capiz Tuesday evening, April 9.

Fernando Dagandan, 49, was killed while responding to a fight involving suspect Virgilio Descalsota and Descalsota’s friend Elgen Dagandan.

He died from a gunshot wound in the head.

Descalsota and Dagandan had been involved in an altercation with one Taruno Diam when the shooting occurred, Maayon police investigator Police Corporal Vincent Dumagpi said (https://thedailyguardian.net/local-news/tanod-chief-shot-dead-by-kagawad-in-maayon/).

While Descalsota fled after the shooting, police caught him at his house, and recovered a cal-.45 pistol he used in the shooting.