TFZ agent shot dead PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 November 2015 12:09

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

 

A confidential agent of the Task Force Zamboanga was shot to death in Upper La Paz last Thursday morning.

The fatality was identified as Jonathan Jesus Flora y Gregorio, 45, married, of Km. 25, La Paz. He sustained bullet wounds in the head and back of the body and died on the spot.

Initial investigation disclosed that Flora was riding his motorcycle on his way home around 10 a.m.  when an unidentified man shot him from behind some 200 meters away from their residence,

Although wounded, Flora alighted from his motorcycle and ran away but was chased by the gunman.

Police said the victim slumped on the ground and the gunman took his .45 caliber pistol and finished him  with a bullet into the head.

The gunman escaped bringing the victim’s gun.

Policemen recovered two spent shells and a deformed slug of .45 caliber pistol at the crime scene.

The victim’s live-in partner Edlyn Mallari presented to the police the firearm license of Flora and an identification card of the Task Force Zamboanga as a confidential agent. – Dan Toribio Jr.