Technician shoots neighbor over loud singing

Guam P. Logrono, Tito P. Tan

May 04, 2022

A 31-12 months-Aged male from Barangay Tuyan, Town of Naga, southern Cebu is in essential issue following 1 of his neighbors shot him for refusing to tone down the volume even though singing videoke at his property on Tuesday evening, Might 3, 2022.

Police recognized the target as Jerome Amit Padillo, a resident of Purok Kamunggay in Barangay Tuyan, City of Naga.

Padillo’s neighbor, Jeffrey Repollo Saladaga, 26, who is effective as a telecommunications organization technician, was determined as the suspect.

Saladaga eventually surrendered to regional law enforcement in Talisay Town several hours just after shooting Padillo.

Senior Master Sgt. Jake Catane, an investigator of the City of Naga Law enforcement Station, instructed SunStar Cebu that Padillo was consuming and singing with his young brother and two cousins inside their household just hours prior to the incident.

At close to 10:20 p.m., Padillo, his brother and cousins had stopped consuming and singing when Saladaga quickly came within their dwelling and shot the victim various times just before fleeing.

Catane said Padillo was introduced to a close by hospital wherever he is currently recuperating from his accidents.

Saladaga eventually turned himself in to community law enforcement in Talisay Metropolis adhering to the incident.

Catane said that based on their investigation, they observed out that Padillo and Saladaga had been at odds with a single a further more than a land dispute among their two households.

Just in advance of the incident, Padillo allegedly harassed Saladaga’s mother and broke their kitchen area doorway.

Apart from their ongoing rift, Padillo allegedly provoked Saladaga when the former refused to heed the suspect’s ask for to tone down his voice whilst he was singing within his property at that time.

As a substitute, Padillo, making use of his videoke process, blurted insults from Saladaga by means of music.

Local police are set to file rates against Saladaga.