Negros Policeman used as a target in firing range
A video that has been shared almost 5 thousand and counting by Facebook users goes viral. The video shows a policeman used as a live target by his superior officer in firing range.
The video was uploaded by Jun Ledesma, said that incident happened last May 19 in Victorias City in Negros Occidental.
In Sun Star Bacolod report, they said PO1 Marvin Gustilo was fixing a target board when the gun used by Supt. Frederick Mead accidentally went off. It is believed that the caption contradict on what was the officers has been doing.
According to Ledesma, said that Mead ordered PO1 Gustillo to put the balloon between his legs with his arms outstretched.
As what you can see in the video, the police suddenly dropped to the ground and heard aching in pain. He was hit in the leg. The gun used by Mead was a M16 assault rifle.
Ledesma said in his post, "What Mead did was a "clear grave abuse of authority." "even the Negros Occidental Provincial Police just dismissed it as an accident,"he added.
Mead was relieved as chief of the Victorias City Police Station effective May 22 and was reassigned to the Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office in Bacolod City.