31 May 2 Cops & 4 Civilians Injured In Misencounter @ Brgy. Puerto CDO
Mga higala! 2 POLICE OFFICERS and 4 CIVILIANS were injured in an alleged shootout caused by a misencounter yesterday, May 30, at Purok 6, Barangay Puerto, Cagayan de Oro City!
According to a report from Superbalita Cagayan de Oro, the incident happened because the police officers failed to identify each other.
One of the said officers was PSSG Arman Tagolimot from Misamis Oriental, who was said to be tracking a murder suspect in Brgy. Puerto prior to the incident, when the suspect suddenly opened fire along the Sayre Highway. Another officer, PSMG Ryan Sevilleno of Police Station 6, then responded to the area due to a distress call, where he, due to possible miscommunication, allegedly engaged in a firefight with Tagolimot and his suspect.