Tuba maker shot, hurt PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 01 June 2015 08:49

A 60-year-old man was shot and wounded by a gunman in Barangay Tumitus on Friday.

The victim was identified as Rolando Alvarezm 60, married and a farmer.

Initial investigation disclosed that Alvarez was in his hut preparing to fix gallons of coconut wine (tuba) from his coconut tree when an unidentified person approached and shot him twice.

Alvarez sustained a gunshot wound to  his mouth. Despite the injury, he managed to run towards his neighbor’s house and asked for help.

The victim was rushed to the Vitali Lying-in hospital and was later transferred to the Zamboanga City Medical Center for treatment.

Police were still working on the case. —  Dan Toribio Jr.