A CALL center recruiter was shot twice in the head by a policeman, allegedly the victim’s boyfriend, who then committed suicide after the shooting inside a vehicle parked along Mc Arthur Highway in Barangay Caniogan in the City of Malolos, Bulacan on Thursday dawn.
Based on initial police reports, the suspect, PCpl. Clinton Paterno, 28 years old, a native of Mountain Province and assigned at the Police Community Precinct of Barangay Bangkal in Malolos, while the victim was identified as Isabel Ganelo, 27 years old, a call center recruiter, and a resident of No. 117 St. Francis, Barangay Borol 2nd, Balagtas, Bulacan.
Investigation showed that at around 3:00 am, they saw a white Ford Ranger XLT pass by from the Malolos Crossing and parked along the MacArthur Highway. After a few minutes, three gun shots were heard coming from the vehicle.
The suspect and his girlfriend were immediately taken to Sacred Heart Hospital near the crime scene but the victim was declared dead on arrival while Cpl. Paterno was transferred to JB Hospital in San Fernando, Pampanga but died later in the afternoon.
A 9mm Glock, 1 Colt US Magnum 22 revolver, ammunition and personal belongings were recovered inside the vehicle.