Son shot dead by his father

CAMP GEN ALEJO S SANTOS, City of Malolos, Bulacan — A 26 years old man shot in the head by his own father after having a drinking session in their house at Brgy. Narra, CSJDM, Bulacan at about 3:30 AM on October 24, 2022.

Based from the report submitted to PCol Relly Arnedo, OIC Bulacan PNP, the suspect was identified as Enrique Galapate, 62 years old and a retired member of PNP while his deceased son was identified as Erickson Galapate, 26 years old security guard.

Initial investigation disclosed that prior to the incident, the victim and the suspect had a drinking spree that ended at about 3:20 AM of October 24, 2022. The suspect had a bad behavior once under the influence of liquor wherein he blatantly accused his son as a thief that causes a heated argument. The suspect got irritated by what his son replied to him and suddenly got his firearm and shot his own son twice in the head that resulted to the victim’s untimely death.

Bulacan Forensic Unit team processed the crime scene and recovered two (2) pieces fired cartridges, two (2) pieces deformed fired metal fragments and one (1) unit Pietro Beretta Cal.9mm with PNP engraved marking with defaced serial number, with one (1) unit magazine loaded with twelve (12) live ammunitions.

The suspect is presently under the custody of SJDM CPS while a case of Parricide is now being prepared for filing in court.