Two folks had been killed and at the least two had been wounded in a capturing at a college commencement ceremony within the Philippines capital.
A person opened fireplace close to a gate on the Ateneo de Manila College in Quezon Metropolis, the Metropolitan Manila Improvement Authority stated.
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The capturing happened at about 2.55pm, the MMDA stated in a Twitter submit.
The suspect was apprehended by police and brought into custody for interrogation, Quezon Metropolis police chief Remus Medina informed CNN Philippines tv channel.
Filipino Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo had been resulting from attend Ateneo de Manila College’s Legislation College commencement ceremony as a speaker however had but to reach when the capturing happened, the ABS-CBN community reported.
The campus went into lockdown after the capturing, with all afternoon occasions cancelled.
“As a result of incident at Arete, the 2022 Graduation Workouts of the Ateneo Legislation College scheduled for at the moment, 24 July 2022, has been cancelled,” Ateneo de Manila College stated in a tweet. “Ateneo is continuous to work with the police and different authorities to take care of the incident.”
The capturing comes solely a day earlier than President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr is about to ship his first State of the Nation Tackle on the Home of Representatives.