Man identified as Davin Pablo dies from flare gun incident in Talofofo


Naval Hospital PAO Justine Matanane confirmed for PNC that a man named Davin Pablo passed away last night (Weds). Pablo was the victim in a flare gun incident in Talofofo last night (Weds,).

Guam – The man who accidentally shot himself in the chest last night has passed away. 38-year old Davin Pablo has passed away from injuries he sustained last night after he accidentally shot himself with what authorities described as a rescue flare. Naval Hospital Public Affairs Officer Jaciyn Matanane confirmed that Pablo was brought into the emergency room last night where he died from his injuries.

According to GPD Spokesperson AJ Balajadia, police responded to a report of a injured person on Jose P Cruz Street in Talafofo. At the scene he indicated that Pablo suffered from a self-inflicted wound to the chest, further indicating that the wound was caused by the accidental discharge of a rescue flare. GPD is conducting an investigation into the incident.


Media Release
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

TALOFOFO – 7:28pm officers responded to a report of a injured person on Jose P Cruz Street.

Preliminary information received is that a 38-year-old male accidentally shot himself in the chest area.

Medics responded and preformed CPR in transport to NMRC.

Officers are still on scene conducting their investigation.

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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.