A newbie policeman remains in critical condition after he was shot by a fellow policeman over a traffic argument in Pasay City on Sunday night.
PO1 Eduardo Lomboy, 34, assigned at the Buendia Police Station 2, sustained a gunshot wound in the neck reportedly inflicted by PO1 Kris Christopher Lacap, 35, of the Cavite City Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs-Special Operations Task Group (PAID-SOTG).
Senior Supt. Joel Doria, chief of Pasay police, said Lomboy, with his colleagues, responded to a road crash along F.B. Harrison Street corner David Street at around 11:30 p.m. of May 1.
Lacap, who allegedly appeared to be drunk, intervened and argued that police from Baclaran Police Station1 should be the ones manning the traffic flow in the area.
While in the middle of the heated argument, Lacap suddenly pulled out his 9mm Glock 17 service firearm and shot Lomboy in the neck.
The victim’s colleagues retaliated and also fired at the suspect, hitting him in the left arm and thigh, Doria related.
The police chief disclosed that Lomboy and Lacap were former criminology classmates at Lacson College.
Police recovered from Lacap his service firearm loaded with 13 live ammunition.