Religious missionary killed in gun attack PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 July 2014 11:55

A religious missionary was killed, while another was wounded in a gun attack in Barangay Mahayag, Dimataling, Zamboanga Del Sur last Wednesday night.

Killed was Hilarion Amoguis Y Berdera, 59, married. Wounded was Salvino Sakasan Y Gilyen, 56, married. Both missionaries of the Kingdom Of Jesus Christ and residents of P-3 Barangay Lumbo, Valencia, Bukidnon.

Amoguis sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the different parts of the body and died on the spot, while Sakasan was shot in his right foot. He was rushed to the Zamboanga Del Sur Medical Center for treatment.

Police said the two clerics were waiting for their service vehicle when a gunman appeared and without any provocation shot them several times aroind 6 p.m.

Police recovered spent shells of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.

A hot puruit operation was launched by the police for the arrest of the gunman. – Dan Toribio Jr.