Accidental fire kills PNP-SAF member
The Manila Times
A MEMBER of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) was killed on the spot after he accidentally triggered his service firearm inside the compound of the Police Regional Office-12 in General Santos City on Thursday, August 4. The victim was identified as Cpl. John Paul Alintana, 29, married, and a resident of President Quirino town, province of Sultan Kudarat. According to a police report, Alintana’s colleague heard a loud gunshot inside the victim’s room. Upon checking, the colleague discovered Alintana’s body covered in blood. According to the police, this is the first incident of death resulting from an accidental firing inside the PNP-SAF compound.