Netizens expressed their outrage on social media over Facebook photos and a clip video of men firing guns on New Year’s day.
As the world bid goodbye to 2014 off and said hello to 2015 with firework celebrations, one city had a very special display that topped all the others.
According to news report, a certain Philip Andrew Funtanilla posted an album showing a group of men deliberatey firing stacks of bullets using rifles and hand guns. The culprit’s Facebook accounts have been deactivated, but netizens were able to take screenshots and save copies of the photos and video.
“New years eve..happy new year…Welcome 2015..” Funtanilla wrote in that post dated January 1, 2:54 a.m.
According to the account of the Facebook user, Funtanilla lives in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur.
Some netizens who shared the video urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to take legal action.
“To the PNP. Please get these irresponsible people,” wrote Jose Vener Ibarra .
“Let us start the year by tracking this irresponsible gun firing individuals,” added Jay Villalobos.
Some were amused by the Facebook user’s posting of the album and video publicly.
“(D)umb a**holes on (N)ew year’s eve!” wrote Patrick Nagal.
“Eto Nagpaputok nung New Year Pinost pa sa FB Page niya,” Nel Golpz said.
“Irresponsible gun owners,” added Ronnie Ricks.
According to the official tally of the PNP as of January 3, there were 59 incidents in the Philippines of stray bullets during the New Year celebration, while there were 42 injured. At least three incidents and two injured were recorded in Region 1.