8-year-old Child Shot by Mentally-ill Neighbor in Ilocos Sur; Grandfather to the Rescue Stab

Mentally-ill Neighbor Shot an 8-year-old Child and Stab Its Grandfather

An 8-year-old child was shot to death by a mentally-ill neighbor along with her grandfather who was also stabbed by the suspect.

After shooting an eight-year-old girl in the abdomen and stabbing the victim’s grandfather in Ilocos Sur, the perpetrator, who was said to be mentally ill, is now being sought. The perpetrator allegedly rushed to the victims’ home in his barangay in Salcedo, Ilocos Sur.

 Mentally-ill Neighbor Shot Child
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According to the report, the suspect first pointed his gun at the young victim’s father, but the father managed to flee. However, the father was unaware that his son was there, and that he had been turned over by the perpetrator and shot in the stomach.

The girl’s grandfather rushed to aid and attempted to snare the suspect’s pistol, but he was injured in the leg. The perpetrator quickly fled the scene. While his granddaughter was being operated on, the grandfather was released from the hospital.

His granddaughter is now in critical condition due to a gunshot wound. The child’s mother claims that her child is still being monitored due to four holes in the intestine. Police are now on the lookout for the fugitive.

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