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Man to face charges for shooting brother to death





IMUS, Cavite – Police are set to file criminal charges against a 65-year-old man for the fatal shooting of a younger brother in a quarrel in an alley near their house in Barangay Tanzang Luma V, this city.

Hernando Amador Jaro Sr. surrendered to police on Sunday, two days after shooting his 61-year-old brother Roselito with a .9mm pistol allegedly due to a grudge.

A neighbor’s house helper Marissa Yballar Larioque , 31, was also wounded when she was hit by a stray bullet as Hernando shot Roselito after arguing with the latter’s son, Jonathan, in the alley.

Hernando allegedly attempted to shoot his nephew Jonathan in the incident.

Hernando fled, bringing the gun with him, after shooting Roselito. Police found seven shells for .9mm pistol at the scene.

Roselito suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was declared dead on arrival at the Our Lady of the Pillar Medical Center in Bayan Luma II, Imus.

House helper Larioque sustained a bullet wound in her lower body and was also brought to the same hospital but later transferred to Parañaque Community Hospital.

A police report said that Roselito was the auditor of the prominent Jaro Pawnshop while Hernando a messenger of the pawnshop. The Jaro pawnshop has several branches in Imus.

The shooting incident happened at 6 p.m.Thursday,

Senior Inspector Dexter Capua of the Imus police station investigation division said that charges of homicide, frustrated homicide and attempted homicide are being readied against Hernando in connection with the incident.

Meantime, a barangay chairman and his wife were arrested by police after “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) was found in their house during a search operation in this city.

Superintendent Alvin Ruby Consolacion, Dasmariñas police officer-in-charge, said that Barangay Salitran I Chairman Mario Lara Valerio, 56, and his wife Remelin Cantimbuhan Valerio, 39, were nabbed by his anti-drug officers after eight small plastic sachet of “shabu” weighing seven grams and worth P47,000 were seized in their house at 176 Salitran I Main Road in the operation at 9 p.m. Saturday.

The Valerio couple was brought to Dasmariñas police station for interrogation and documentation and the seized “shabu” to the police crime laboratory for examination.