Cop chasing snatcher accidentally shoots 2 women

Posted at 04/15/2014 2:22 PM | Updated as of 04/15/2014 7:37 PM

MANILA – Two innocent civilians were accidentally shot Tuesday by a policeman who was chasing a snatcher in Quezon City.

PO1 Dante Valdez said he was running after a man who snatched a woman's bag under a footbridge in the Delta area.

Valdez said he fired shots to capture the suspect, but the bullet hit a car which was passing by the area.

The car passengers, both females aged 24 and 60, were brought to the hospital for treatment.

Valdez, meanwhile, has been placed under the custody of Quezon City Police District for an investigation. – report from Robert Mano, dzMM