BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – A man from Cauayan town played Russian roulette using the gun of a friend and ended up killing himself.
The victim was identified as Jeemo Redimo, 37, and resident of the subvillage of 5, village Poblacion Cauayan Negros Occidental.
Initial investigation revealed that around 9 p.m. of 4 December 2022, the victim was with his companion Benjie Chavez, 28 from Poblacion Village when the victim took the Caliber 38 revolver from his waist and tried to play Russian Roulette.
Chavez said Redimo pointed the gun on his head and immediately pulled the trigger.
Police said that Chavez tried to hide the gun and found it on the drainage.
The probers then checked the drainage and recovered a 38 Caliber Revolver ARMSCOR loaded with fired cartridge case.
The police presumes that Chavez has participated in the said incident for he concealed the gun at the drainage as he tried to hide the weapon used in the crime.
Chavez is now under the custody of Cauayan Municipal Police Station and is subject for paraffin examination.