Category Archives: shooting

Sarangani village chair killed, companion hurt in shooting incident

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/19 July) – An incumbent barangay chair from Alabel town in Sarangani province was killed while her companion was wounded in an attack by motorcycle-riding suspects in a village here on Wednesday night. Chief Insp. Peter Pinalgan, chief of the city police station-3, said Barangay Baluntay chair Jonalyn Sumagka, 37, was aboard […]

Trader slain in North Cotabato shooting

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/19 July) – A trader was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants in Magpet, North Cotabato around 5pm on Wednesday, police said. Senior Inspector Jose Mari Molina, chief of Magpet police, identified the victim as John Neil “Toto” Navarro Blancaflor, agro-trader from Barangay Maleri, Antipas, also in North Cotabato. It was the […]

2 killed, 2 hurt in North Cotabato shooting incident

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – Two farmers were killed and two other persons were wounded in a gun attack Thursday night in Matalam town in North Cotabato by motorcycle-riding assailants. Chief Inspector Sunny Leoncito, chief of the Matalam police, identified the slain victims as Isidro Mata Cantil, and Ruben Alcalde Ramujal, both residents […]

Girl, 12, dies from gunshot wound in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/10 July) – Police are still facing a blank wall on the death of a 12-year old girl from a gunshot wound she sustained on board a car on her way to school here, around 7 a.m., Monday. Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) of the North Cotabato Provincial Crime Laboratory identified the victim as […]

Couple slain by motorbike-riding gunmen in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 15 June) – A couple was found dead along the highway here early morning Thursday, a police official said. Supt. Leo Ajero, city police director, identified the victims as Danilo Solis, 46, of Barangay Del Carmen, President Roxas, North Cotabato; and Jennylyn Bascon, 42, of Barangay Mua-an, this city. Both sustained gunshot […]

San Bernardino Shooting: Brief info on suspects Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik #SanBernadino

San Bernardino Shooting News: Wednesday had it that at least 14 lives were lost, while 21 people ended up wounded due to a shooting incident in San Bernardino, California.


The authorities identified the suspects as Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and his wife Tashfeen Malik, 27. The couple carried the assault at the Inland Regional Center, where the former’s colleagues conducted a holiday party.

San Bernardino Shooting

According to initial information, the incident happened after some sort of a dispute. Farook and Malik returned on tactical gear and equipped with assault rifles and handguns. The authorities also found pipe-bombs and a remote-control detonator.

Here’s a few information culled by the investigating team pertaining to Farook and Malik:

Syed Rizwan Farook
– Born in Chicago
– Raised in Southern California
– Travelled abroad in July last year
– Said to have been a devout Muslim but stopped attending mosque several years ago
– Worked as environmental health specialist

Tashfeen Malik
– Came to the U.S. on a K-1 fiancée visa
– Had Pakistani passport
– Met Farook online

This issue is still developing in terms of identifying the real motive of Farook and Malik. It is still unclear at the time being.

Meanwhile, here’s the list of the names of the 14 victims (who died) released by Coroner:

1. Shannon Johnson, 45, of Los Angeles.
2. Bennetta Bet-Badal, 46, of Rialto, Calif.
3. Aurora Godoy, 26, of San Jacinto, Calif.
4. Isaac Amanios, 60, of Fontana, Calif.
5. Larry Kaufman, 42, of Rialto, Calif.
6. Harry Bowman, 46, of Upland, Calif.
7. Yvette Velasco, 27, of Fontana, Calif.
8. Sierra Clayborn, 27, of Moreno Valley, Calif.
9. Robert Adams, 40, of Yucaipa, Calif.
10. Nicholas Thalasinos, 52, of Colton, Calif.
11. Tin Nguyen, 31, of Santa Ana, Calif.
12. Juan Espinoza, 50, of Highland, Calif.
13. Damian Meins, 58, of Riverside, Calif.
14. Michael Wetzel, 37, of Lake Arrowhead, Calif.

Source: Yahoo!CBC News