Retired engineer fatally shoots self

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 26, 2020–Due to suspected depression, a retired electrical engineer allegedly shot and killed himself inside his house here, police said.

P/Lt. Manuel Ordonio, the town police chief, reported that the shooting happened shortly after the victim had just arrived home from the hospital for his dialysis treatment.

His wife told investigators that she was preparing snack for her husband when she heard gunfire.

She dashed into his room and found him, bloodied, slumped in a chair.

Investigators said the gun used in the self-inflect shooting was listed by police’s Oplan Sibat when the victim failed to surrender it in 2014. (tri-media report)