- An 18-year-old male was killed by 15 teens in CDO
- The victim got stabbed 15 times resulting to his death
- A fight between two groups of teens prompted the killing
An 18-year-old was killed by at least 15 youth in Barangay Puntod, Cagayan De Oro City Wednesday early morning.
The victim, identified as John Vincent Abarquez, received 15 stab wounds on different parts of his body.
According to Insp. Jessie Palencia, deputy chief of Police Station 5, a fight between two groups of teens prompted the killing.
A witness said that he was sleeping with the victim outside their house when someone threw bottles and stones at Abarquez.
It resulted into a stabbing incident that caused the victim’s death.
The Abarquez family now calls for justice.
The police now have in their custody three minors who were among those who stabbed the victim.
They will be turned over to the City Social Welfare Development.