An outrageous news hits on Wednesday morning, March 4, 2020, when actress Kim Chiu’s van was bombarded with gunshots from unidentified men. According
An outrageous news hits on Wednesday morning, March 4, 2020, when actress Kim Chiu’s van was bombarded with gunshots from unidentified men. According to Kim’s recollection posted on her Instagram account, she was asleep inside her car when she was awakened by eight gunshots. When she woke up, she saw bullet shells right beside her head.
“I saw this bullet on the windshield where my head is laying. (I was thinking) ‘Buti nakahiga ako.’ Pano kung tinuloy ko magbasa ng script?… I was so scared, I don’t know what to feel right now,” she said.
Kim believes that the shooting incident was a form of mistaken identity.
“I don’t have an idea what really happened, mistaken identity? I guess?? Napag tripan? Wala naman akong kaaway or ka atraso,” she added.
According to a police report, the incident happened at the corner of Katipunan Avenue and CP Garcia Avenue at 6:15 in the morning. The two gunmen were riding a motorcycle and fired into Chiu’s vehicle. The suspects then fled to Katipunan Avenue,
Despite the terrifying incident, Kim still proceeded to her scheduled taping. On a phone patch interview with her driver, Wilfredo Taperla, on “Umagang Kay Ganda, he said that at first they didn’t know that they were already being shot. Happily, the three passengers on the vehicle, including him was safe and sound.
In line with the incident, the ABS-CBN Network released a statement involving their artist Kim Chiu.
ABS-CBN condemns the shooting incident this morning involving the vehicle carrying its artist Kim Chiu, her personal assistant, and her driver in Quezon City.
The network is relieved that none of them got hurt and is taking measures to ensure their safety. Our priority now is attending to their needs as they cope with this traumatic experience.
ABS-CBN would like to thank the authorities for quickly responding to the incident and securing Kim and her companions.We are currently working closely with the authorities who are investigating the incident in the hope that the perpetrators will be brought to justice.