Retired soldier, pal shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 02 April 2011 13:50

A retired soldier and his companion were shot dead by two unidentified persons in Manukan, Zamboanga del Norte, last Thursday night.

Dead on the spot was Jeremiah Consuelo, 59, married, a retired army man, and Peter Rombuya, 45, both of Manukan. They succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds from a .45 caliber pistol.

A police report disclosed that the Consuelo and Rombuya were on their way home after attending a cockfight when they were shot by gunmen riding tandem on a motorcycle.

According to the report, the gunmen tailed Consuelo and Rombuya, from the cockfight venue and shot them at a dark portion of the road in Barangay Linay.

Police were still clueless on the gunmen’s motive and identities but were eyeing on personal dispute behind the incident. — Noning R. Antonio