Man shot dead in Sta. Maria PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 02 May 2015 16:03



A 29 year-old man was shot to death by a gunman in Villa, Sta. Maria at dawn yesterday.

The fatality was identified as Joey Franco y Marco, single. He sustained a bullet wound in the body and was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Based on hospital record, the bullet pierced Franco’s left lower chest and exited at the back of his body.

Police recovered a spent shell of 9 mm pistol and a screw driver at the crime scene.

Report said Franco was reportedly creating disturbance in the area and when he calmed down, residents heard a gunshot then discovered Franco lying on the ground with a bullet wound in the body.

Police investigators were still trying to gather witnesses to shed light on the killing. —  Dan Toribio