Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite John Paul Bejar of the Philippines competes against Iwan Bidu Sirait of Indonesia in the finals of men’s -55kg kumite in the 29th Southeast Asian Games karate competition Wednesday at the KLCC Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur. Bejar lost to settle for the silver medal. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/POOLKUALA LUMPUR—An aggressive John Paul Bejar stormed to a 3-1 lead over his Indonesian foe but faded when it mattered to settle for the silver medal Wednesday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games karate competitions here.Bejar, who joined the Philippine team in training in Germany, took the action right to Iwan Bidu Sirait, who got the nod of the judges on many close calls to take a 10-4 victory in the -55 kilogram kumite.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Despite Game 1 beating, CEU Scorpions ‘won’t quit’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ What’s in store for your animal sign this year Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies MOST READ Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal His silver is the best finish so far in karate, although the Filipinos are confident of grabbing a gold when the competitions end Thursday.Earlier, Mae Soriano snagged a bronze in women’s -55kg kumite. Junna Tsukii also took bronze this time in -50kg in the sport played at KLCC Halls right under the Petronas Twin Towers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Bejar’s march to the finals was marred with controversy as the PH team filed a protest over his semifinals loss to a Malaysian.The protest was upheld, allowing the 23-year-old Bejar to fight for the gold medal. Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay View comments
Deputies said they believe the intended target was another man who began running as soon as the shooting began. Investigators have received conflicting descriptions of the shooter, who was last seen running north from the area on Rosemead Boulevard, Reed said. “We’ll do everything we can to bring the shooter to justice,” Reed said. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 2105 PICO RIVERA – A 13-year-old girl was wounded in a shooting Wednesday as she walked home from a park with a friend. The shooting occurred about 4:10 p.m. in front of an apartment building in the 5400 block of Rosemead Boulevard in Pico Rivera, said Pico Rivera sheriff’s Lt. Christopher Reed. The girl, who is listed in stable condition at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to her leg, was believed to have been struck by a bullet intended for someone else, Reed said. The teens were walking home from Smith Park, 6016 Rosemead Blvd., when a man, who was also on foot, fired multiple shots from a handgun, Reed said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!