Farmer plays with gun, kills self

TAYUG—A farmer, who was in a drinking session with six people, ended up killing himself last September 19 as he showed off his gun, pointed it to his head and accidentally fired.

The fatality was identified as Pepito Calica, 54, a resident of Purok 4, Barangay Panganiban here where he died.

Calica owned the pistol that killed him, a Norinco caliber 9mm.

Calica was brought by his drinking companions to the Eastern Pangasinan District Hospital here where he was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physician.

Police investigators recovered from the crime scene one fired cartridge shell of caliber 9mm firearm.

The fatality’s live-in partner surrendered the gun and the license to the responding officers. —Eva Visperas

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