PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Jan. 24–Police Officer 1 Freddie Mar Saducos Sacramento, 28, single, was shot and wounded believed to be accidental during a petty quarrel with his girlfriend in this town shortly before 12 o’clock last night, lawmen reported.

The victim, also of this town but assigned at Solsona municipal police station, arrived here and had a tiff with his girlfriend, 29.

Police report said alleged jealousy on the GF’s part led to the misunderstanding.

hile grappling for the gun, the GF accidentally squeezed the trigger of his .99mm service pistol and it went off hitting his stomach.

The victim was treated for his gunshot wound at the MMMHospital in Batac City.

upt. Leland Benigno, provincial director for police operations, said the victim may be administratively charged for gun handling negligence while the suspect may face frustrated homicide.(tsg w/ broadcast media report)