Posted: Monday, December 21st, 2015. 4:47 p.m. CST
By Chrisbert Garcia: A housewife of Santa Elena Town, 46-year-old Jacinta Ayala, was shot to her hand while she slept on Saturday morning around 2:10 and was visited by police at the San Ignacio Hospital where she was being treated.
Ayala told officers that she was awaken by a loud noise which she thought was fire crackers but then felt a burning sensation to her arm and saw the blood flowing from the wound. She then made her way to the hospital.
Police are investigating.
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