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 (

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