A road rage incident involving the driver of a Toyota Hi-Lux and occupants of a Ford Everest, including a policeman, led the former to fire in the air at the Eroreco Subdivision in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City, at about 5:50 p.m. Thursday, the police said.
Federico Alfonso Feleciano, 48, of Barangay Mandalagan, was arrested and charged yesterday for grave threats, and alarm and scandal, Senior Insp. Jun Ray Batadlan, Police Station 3 chief, said.
Feleciano, on board his pickup truck, and Police Officer 1 FelipCaldeza, 36, of Bago City in Negros Occidental, his driver Francis Bergalio, and passenger Benjamin Ibañez, who were in their Sports Utility Vehicle had a misunderstanding over traffic, Batadlan said.
He said Feleciano aligned from his vehicle beside the SUV, pointed his gun at the passengers and fired into the air.
The police recovered a sling bag containing a Glock 40 with a magazine loaded with 13 live ammunition and two extra magazines loaded with 20 rounds live ammunition from Feleciano, police records show.
Feleciano presented his License to Own and Possess a Firearm, as well as his Permit to Carry Firearm Outside Residence, the police said.
Batadlan said Feleciano was brought to the hospital as he complained of not feeling well.*SGG
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