Teacher fatally shot cop-husband while he was sleeping
WORLD / The Philippines – A policeman was fatally shot by his wife after a heated argument on Sunday, 13 July 2014. The man was asleep when his wife, a high school teacher, shot him.
According to Sunstar, policeman Rustom Redoble, 36, had a heated argument with his wife Maricel, 33. She grabbed his firearm, a 9mm Glock pistol, and shot him once in the chest. He was rushed to the hospital by the wife but was declared dead on arrival. A later report by InterAksyon added the following quote from officer-in-charge Dahlan Samuddin:
“While the victim was lying on the bed, the suspect got the official issue firearm of the victim and fired once, hitting him on the chest. The victim was rushed by the wife to Zamboanga Del Norte Cooperative Hospital in Barangay Turno but was declared already dead by the attending physician.”
Reports indicated the suspect told the authorities the incident happened before they had a heated argument about their marital issues. The police is investigating the case as murder.