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Jealous man shoots wife

SAN PABLO, Isabela – An allegedly jealous man gunned down his wife and wounded his sister-in-law in a wedding dance party in Barangay Dalena, San Pablo, Isabela Tuesday.

Police identified the fatality as Jefrin Gammaru, 34, an overseas Filipino worker, of Ragan Sur, Delfin Albano, Isabela, and the wounded as Sophy Talosig, 29, married, and a farmer from Barangay Dalena.

Investigation showed that the suspect Edwin Gammaru and the victim, accompanied by Talosig, were attending a wedding dance party when the incident happened.

The suspect saw his wife dancing with another man. Edwin got irked and pulled out a firearm and shot the victim thrice in the body, killing her on the spot.

Talosig tried to pacify the suspect but was shot in the right arm.

The suspect fled and is now being hunted by the police. (Liezle Basa Iñigo)