June 15, 2024

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Retired PAF member ‘kills’ self while cleaning gun

 A 74-YEAR-OLD retired member of the Philippine Air Force on Tuesday accidentally shot himself while cleaning his gun inside his house in Batangas City.

Police identified the victim as Armando Malaluan Sr., a retired Air force man residing at Villa Jose Subdivision, Bgy. Kumintang Ibaba, Batangas City.

Malaluan was cleaning his Remington 1911 cal. 45 gun when he accidentally pulled the trigger, hitting him in the body, which cause his instantaneous death at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

Recovered at the crime scene were a Remington 1911 cal. 45 gun, one magazine loaded with five pieces of live ammunition, a holster, a gun cleaning kit, and one fired cartridge casing for the same gun.