ILOILO City – Police were hunting a village watchman accused of shooting a resident of Barangay Agsirab, Lambunao, Iloilo.
Barangay tanod Oloy Lego allegedly fired at the 29-year-old Luigie Suarez at around 9:30 p.m. Monday at a dance hall in the village.
From what police investigators have gathered, Suarez created trouble in the house of a relative of Lego prior to the shooting. It was not immediately clear what the trouble was about.
When they met at the dance, Lego confronted Suarez about the incident. A commotion then ensued, a police report showed.
Lego shot Suarez on the right thigh and fled, police said, citing witnesses.
The barangay tanod remained at large as of this writing./PN