3 HIT BY STRAY BULLETS IN CEBU CITY

CEBU CITY — Three Cebu City residents were hit by stray bullets during the New Year revelries, police said.

Police investigators identified the victims as Jovelyn Pucot of Sitio Kamansi in the hinterland barangay of Mabini; Mary Claire dela Lilan, 12, of Barangay Capitol Site and Janome Diaz, 22, of Barangay Duljo Fatima, all in Cebu City.

Pucot, who sustained a gunshot wound on her neck, was brought to the North General Hospital for treatment.

Dela Lilan, on the other hand, was hit by stray bullet on the left foot while watching fireworks display outside of their residence in Barangay Capitol Site.

She was taken to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City for treatment.

Diaz, who was hit on her leg, was taken to the Cebu City Medical Center for treatment. PNA/northboundasia.com