QC bar shooting claims young man’s life


A night of fun turned fatal for a young man who was hit by a stray bullet fired by one of two groups that engaged in a brawl at a Quezon City bar before dawn Friday.

Police identified he fatality as James Jolozo, 27, of Navotas City.

Supt. Marcelino Pedroso, chief of the Quezon City Police District  Station  10, which has jurisdiction over the area said that Jolozo died while being treated at the Capitol Medical Center from a lone bullet wound in the head.

Perdoso said the incident happened in front of the Guilly’s  Bar along Tomas Morato Avenue Extension at around 5:30 a.m.

A commotion erupted inside the bar involving the group of 20-year-old John Kieruf Preysler and another group of young men. Bouncers then came in to ward them off outside.

Once outside, one man immediately threw a punch on Preysler who ran back to the bar for safety. One from the rival group fired a gun at Preysler but missed. The victim, who was among the onlookers, took the bullet instead.

The suspects fled after the incident but police are now tracking them down.

Jing Villamente


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  1. John Preysler was no longer at the scene of the crime when the shooting happened. He was already inside getting help from bouncers at Guilly’s. The Gun man, Sir Julius aimed at Joven out of anger, point blank in the head while on amok. Joven was one of the customers who was trying to stop the fight and calm both sides when Sir Julius picked up his gun and hit Joven point blank in the head. The gun was never aimed at Preysler. and please do think…if the bullet was a stray why would it hit on someones forehead if it wasn’t aimed there in the first place. Please make sure that when you write an article that you do your research well…you are putting someone else’s life in danger by even publishing one of the victims names.
    Secondly…Sir Julius puched Preysler in the face because his friend claimed that Preysler looked at his friend’s wife. Obviously this guy is some ‘feeling big-time’ Simply because he had a gun.