2 fishers shot dead in Sindangan PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:50

Two fishermen were killed in a gun attack in Barangay Calatunan, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte last Sunday night.

The fatalities were identified as Rubencio Del Coro y Ugdamina, 48, married and Roberto Del Coro y Virden, 59, married, both residents of Barangay Ramon Magsaysay, Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte.

Police said the two Del Coros were on board a black Yamaha DT motorcycle, bearing Plate No. JH 5339 on their way home after fishing at the Sindangan wharf when two persons riding tandem on a red Honda XRM motorcycle without plate number traveling on opposite direction, appeared and the backrider opened fire on them.

The victims were rushed to the hospital where they were declared dead on arrival.

Recovered at the crime scene were six empty shells of .45 caliber pistol, one slug, Yamaha DT motorcycle, cellular phone and fishing paraphernalia.

The killers disappeared after shooting the victims. — Dan Toribio Jr.