Biliran ex-gov shot in Cebu
A former governor of Biliran province was critically wounded Thursday after a man shot him aboard a passenger ferry in Cebu City, a report carried over DZMM said.
Danilo Parilla was with his wife on the M/V Cagayan Princess when the shooting took place as the ferry was about to dock at around 5 a.m.
Police said officers and security guards of Cebu’s Pier 4 arrested suspect Jimmy Corpin following the attack.
The suspect is undergoing interrogation at the city’s police investigation division as of this posting.
Parilla, meanwhile, was taken to a hospital in the city.
The victim served as governor during the 1990s. With a report from Jun Perez-DYAB Cebu,