DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Sep) – The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Davao Chapter expressed alarm over a gunman’s failed attempt to kill a lawyer in front of the Hall of Justice here Wednesday morning, two days after a similar incident occurred in broad daylight in Tagum City. The location where private law […]
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/20 July) – A militiaman was killed in a shootout with police during a raid on the house of a barangay chair in Magpet, North Cotabato on Friday, police said. Elements of the Philippine National Police in Region 12 and North Cotabato raided the house of Elmar Manumba, chair of Barangay Tagbak who […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 6 January) – A former member of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) was shot to death by a still unidentified assailant while on his way home in Magpet, North Cotabato, around 4:30 p.m., Friday, a police official said. Chief Inspector Rommel Constantino, chief of the Magpet municipal police station, identified the […]
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 27 Sept) – Three persons, including the town deputy chief of police, were killed while five others were wounded after unidentified suspects opened fire using automatic rifles at a restaurant in Polomolok, South Cotabato late Tuesday night. Chief Insp. Aldrin Gonzales, chief of the Polomolok municipal police station, said the […]
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 […]
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 […]
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/30 May) – Two handlers of K9 units sustained gunshot wounds on their stomachs when a still unidentified perpetrator shot them while they were securing the perimeter area of the city’s Mega Market around 7 p.m. Monday. Two civilians, one of them a student, were also wounded in their lower extremities when hit by stray […]
SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/13 March) — A police officer who is involved in the campaign against illegal drugs became the latest target of motorcycle-riding gunmen in the city. A police report identified the victim as Police Officer 2 Genuel Agbayani, of Payawan 1, Barangay Luna this city. Quoting eyewitnesses, the report said Agbayani was about to […]
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Dec) – Two protesters were hurt when security personnel of the Lapanday Foods Corp. (LFC) allegedly shot at farmers around 8:40 a.m. on Wednesday in a banana plantation in Brgy. Madaum in Tagum City. Reynante Mantos, chairman of Hukbong sa mga Maguuma sa Compostela (HUMAWAC), in a telephone interview, said the security personnel […]
SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 Sep) – A robbery suspect arrested late in August for victimizing a police officer in Siargao Island has been implicated in the shooting of a radio journalist in Surigao City. Although Junrie Dulpina was nabbed on account of an arrest warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Dapa Branch Judge Cesar […]
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 21 July) – Human rights groups staged an indignation rally Thursday to press the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the Davao Region to act on the shooting incident last July 15 involving Lumads, wherein one was killed and another was wounded by armed men riding in tandem on a motorcycle. […]
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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.
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
– 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.