Businessman shot dead in Isabela City PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:43

Isabela City, Basilan, is also gripped by gun violence.

A prominent businessman was shot dead on Thursday night at Sitio Bliss, Barangay Lower Lanote.

Joven Martin, married, was shot by a gunmane in front of the Our Lady of Fatima chapel in Lower Lanote.

Martin sustained seven gunshot wounds and was rushed to the  Infante Hosptal where he was prönouncd dead on arrival. Recovered at the  crime scene were four empty shells of 45 cal. pistol,

Police were trying to determine the motive of the gunslaying that may lead to the arrest of the killer.

Businessmen in Isabela City condemned the killing and urged authorities to get the killer as well as solve the peace and order problem in that city.

Like Zamboanga City, Isabela experiences frequent incidents of gun violence. — Richard Falcatan