Eight trigger-happy individuals charged

Alarm and scandal charges were filed against Cezar L. Funtanilla, Mark R-Jay Cabana, Jumar Cabreros, Ian Cristopher Calixterio, Russel Funtanilla, Philip Andrew Funtanilla, Geronimo Gomez and Mark Cachola residents of Barangay San Antonio in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur.

Police Regional Office 1 Director Chief Superintendent Roman A. Felix said cases were filed at Narvacan Municipal Circuit Trial Court.

Mentioned individuals were allegedly involved in indiscriminate firing of guns during the celebration of New Year. Photos and video of the said indiscriminate firing incident were uploaded on a social networking site. These multimedia files went viral and gained rage from the social networking site users.

“We urge the public to report their neighbors who have fired their guns indiscriminately during the past yuletide seasons so that we can take appropriate action against them and assured that identities of the informants will be kept with utmost secrecy,” Felix said January 5, 2015.