MANILA, Philippines – A woman shot her husband inside a Quezon City mall Tuesday evening, leaving him in critical condition, authorities said.
Suspect Shiela Macapugay shot her husband Abel, who was working as a sales clerk at the lower ground floor of SM North EDSA, according to Superintendent Audi Madrideo, chief of Quezon City Police District station 2.
Investigations showed that the suspect shot her husband because he wanted to end their marriage.
After shooting Abel, Macapugay pointed the firearm at herself but was stopped by security guard Ricardo Inamac.
Inamac tried to seize the weapon from the suspect but was accidentally shot.
The victims were rushed to Quezon City General Hospital, where they are in critical condition.
The suspect is in police custody.
Authorities are investigating how she was able to bring a gun inside the mall.
SM management said they will issue a statement once the investigation has concluded. -- Report from Raffy Santos, ABS-CBN News