PAF Sergeant Wounded in Accidental Firing
A native of Guimbal, Iloilo and member of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is fighting for his life after he was accidentally hit by his own service firearm inside their office at the Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office (NOCPPO) compound in Barangay Estefania Friday.
SSgt. Jun-Jun Elbanbuena of Guimbal sustained gunshot wounds on his left chest that exited at the back.
The Air Force officer was cleaning his .45 caliber service firearm inside the Tactical Operation Group-6 at NOCPPO while sitting on a plywood.
After cleaning he stood up but slid on the plywood he was standing on and accidentally squeezed the trigger of his firearm hitting him on the left chest. He was rushed to Dr. Pablo Torre Memorial Hospital (Riverside Medical Center) by his colleagues.*(CMG)