Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte - A construction worker was hacked by a senior citizen in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte on Thursday, police said.
Renato Cadalena, 44, suffered multiple wounds in his head and his body after he was attacked by 62-year-old Carlito Managa.
Police said the two were having drinking spree with other men when the victim allegedly provoked the suspect.
"Nag-iinuman silang mga karpintero at nang makaubos sila ng ilang bote ng alak sa bunkhouse nila malapit sa ginagawa nilang kalsada nang bigla naghanap ng away ang biktima at pinag-initan iyung suspek," said police Senior Insp. Fritz Tabula, chief of PNP-Pasuquin.
Managa tried to keep his distance from the victim but the victim allegedly continued provoking him.
"Nang nainis na iyung suspek, kumuha ito ng itak at pinagtataga na iyun victimg," Tabula said.
Cadalena is now in a stable condition in the hospital but refused to give any comment on the incident.
Managa, meanwhile, regrets the act and said he got pissed off. He will be charged with frustrated homicide.