Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla’s camp has officially spoken regarding the earlier reports of Jolo’s admission to Asian Hospital and Medical Center ICU due to self-inflicted gunshot wound on his upper right chest. In an official statement, released by Atty. Raymond Fortun, says “at 9 a.m. today at Ayala Alabang, Vice Gov. Jolo Revilla suffered a single gunshot wound on his right chest after he accidentally fired a .40 Glock handgun while cleaning the same.”
“VG Revilla is currently under observation and medication at Asian Hospital in Muntinlupa. He will remain in the hospital for at least the next 48-72 hours. The Revilla family asks for prayers for his speedy recovery,” he added.
In an interview with DZMM, Fortun said, the bullet went through and through. The lawyer added that the gun involve in the accident is a government issued firearm.
Senator Bong Revilla’s legal counsel Ramon Esguerra said the detained senator will likely ask the court to let him visit his son, GMA News reports. “I believe it is most likely that we will ask the Court to permit him to visit his son at the hospital. I have no details about the incident but I am sure the matter will be duly investigated.”