2 Talon-Talon brods shot: 1 killed, 1 hurt PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 10:00


A resident of Talon-Talon was killed, while his elder brother was wounded in a gun attack in front of the Talon-Talon elementary school before midnight last Sunday.

Slain was Jeffrey Banasa Candido, married, and wounded was Rommel Banasa Candido, married, both residents of Logoy Grande,Talon-Talon

A police report disclosed that the two brothers were walking along the road around 11:55 p.m. when they met a certain Mayon with whom they had earlier figured in a heated argument.

Police said Mayon pulled out a .45 caliber pistol and shot Jeffrey and Rommel several times.

When the two brothers slumped on the ground, Mayon left the place on foot leaving his motorcycle behind which was later recovered by the police.

Jeffrey sustained multiple bullet wounds in the body and died on the spot while Rommel was taken to the hospital.

Police opeatives have been conducting follow-up operations for the arrest of the killer, but as of press time, nobody was arrested.

Investigators were looking at personal dispute as the motive of the killing. – Dan Toribio Jr.