Cop survives shooting in Pasig

Posted at 05/12/2012 10:07 AM | Updated as of 05/12/2012 7:09 PM

MANILA, Philippines –A police officer is now in stable condition after he was shot in the temple by a gunman inside a bar in Pasig City.

Police Senior Superintendent Ted Pedronisto Quiaino, chief-of-staff of the Philippine National Police Finance Department, was drinking with a woman inside a resto bar along Henry Javier Street in Barangay Oranbo around 6 p.m. when the assailant arrived.

The suspect approached the victim and then shot him. The gunman immediately fled after the incident.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.