AUTHORITIES are tracking down a village policeman who accidentally shot and killed a woman late Tuesday afternoon in Davao City, police reports said Wednesday.
Reports at the PNP national operation center identified the village watchman as Margarito Baguio a village police of Barangay Leon Garcia of Davao City.
His victim was identified as 37-year-old Karen Gascon.
The reports said the shooting occured at around 2:45pm Tuesday at Castillo Agdao where the victim was walking with her husband.
Investigation revealed that prior to the shooting, Baguio reportedly apprehended two young boys in front of the convenience store near Castillo.
The reports said the two boys ran away in different direction with one going towards Agdao area and immediately chased by the suspect.
Baguio drew out a handgun and shot the young boy, but missed him and instead hit Gascon, who had come out from a store with her husband, on her buttocks, reports said.