Cop who was shot while breaking up a fight in San Remigio dies

A POLICEMAN who was shot while trying to break up a fight in Purok Tambis, Barangay Lawis, San Remigio town, northern Cebu, has expired in a private hospital in Cebu City on Wednesday morning. December 7, after several days of fighting for his life.

Staff Sergeant Jade Carabuena, a 38-year-old resident of the area, succumbed to a gunshot wound at the back of his head.

Police Colonel Rommel Ochave, chief of the Cebu Police Provincial Office, said they already filed a case of frustrated murder on Tuesday against suspects Filmar Jomao-as Menchavez and his brother Jonathan and a certain individual, who is still at large, but since the victim died, they will elevate the case to murder. (AYB, TPT)