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Brother hacks brother's killer to death in Abra

Updated: Nov 13, 2021

Lagayan, Abra- Two men died in a shooting and hacking incident at Sitio Manaois, Barangay Poblacion, Lagayan, Abra on Wednesday afternoon, November 9, 2021, according to the Lagayan Municipal Police Station (LMPS).

The police report identified the victim of the shooting as Wilson Langgi Tunggalan, 48 years old, married, and the victim of hacking who is also the suspect for shooting, as Johny Abig Bautista, 39, married. Both are residents of Sitio Manaois in Barangay Poblacion, Lagayan, Abra.

Meanwhile, the police identified the suspect for hacking as Dindo Langgi Tunggalan, 48, single who lives in the same barangay.

Initial investigation revealed that at around 12 PM on the same date, the victims and their three companions were seen drinking alcohol in a hovel at Sitio Manaois, Poblacion, Lagayan. The drinking fermented a misunderstanding between Johny and Wilson, which occurred at around 5 PM.

After the heated argument, Bautista, as reported, went out and came back after 5 minutes with a browning shotgun and shot Wilson at the back of his head.

Witnessing the shooting incident, Wilson’s brother Dindo Tunggalan hacked the neck of Johny, instantly killing him. Wilson was rushed to Abra Provincial Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

Lagayan Municipal Police Station led by PLT. Omar L. Palicacad, who responded to said incident, immediately arrested Dindo Tunggalan.

Meantime, the Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) team led by Police Lieutenant John Patrick Dela Cruz who came at the crime scene recovered a gun and a bolo believed to have been used in the incident.

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