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Stray bullet hits cop in QC

Dennis Carcamo - The Philippine Star

 MANILA, Philippines - A rookie policeman was wounded after reportedly being hit by a stray bullet in Quezon City a day before New Year's Eve.

Police Officer 1 Puut Piya, 36, assigned at the Regional Police Holding and Accounting Unit, was rushed to the FEU Hospital after being hit on the left foot by a bullet.
 
Initial investigation showed that Piya, along with another rookie police officer only identified as Police Officer 1 Potoy were on their way home on board a motorcycle along Litex Road, Barangay Commonwealth, Quezon City last Dec. 30 around 1:30 a.m. when they suddenly fell on the ground.
 
The two policemen heard a volley of gunfire coming from behind and after the gunshots, Piya noticed that his foot was bleeding. 
 
Police are still looking into the incident.

BARANGAY COMMONWEALTH

LITEX ROAD

NEW YEAR

PIYA

POLICE OFFICER

POTOY

PUUT PIYA

QUEZON CITY

REGIONAL POLICE HOLDING AND ACCOUNTING UNIT

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